October 2021 Young Children Update

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October 2021 Young Children Newsletter

Good morning fellow Kiwanians! I am the New England District Chair for YOUNG CHILDREN. This program focuses on the needs of young children with an emphasis on infants and youngsters ages 0 to 8. I have been your District… Read More

September 2021 Young Children Newsletter

The Importance of play in early childhood Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth. Play also offers an ideal opportunity for parents to engage fully… Read More

JULY 2021 Young Children Newsletter

Good morning fellow Kiwanians! Last month I addressed the importance of swimming lessons for young children to help prevent drowning. This month I continue to promote DROWNING PREVENTION Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death among… Read More

June 2021 Young Children Newsletter

Good morning fellow Kiwanians!Every day about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury/death in the United States. From 2005-2014, there… Read More

May 2021 Young Children Newsletter

Good Morning fellow Kiwanians! Fact: Every year 60% of drownings occur in rural lakes, ponds and gravel pits. Fact: Preventable injury is the number one killer of children in most developed countries. Fact: In a single year more… Read More

March 2021 Young Children Newsletter

Good morning fellow Kiwanians! This month I will focus on the importance of immunizations for young children. Measles killed an estimated 207,500 people last year worldwide after a decade-long failure to reach optimal vaccination coverage, resulting in the… Read More

January 2021 Young Children Newsletter

Good Morning fellow Kiwanians! Family violence and child abuse during COV19: The National Domestic Violence Hotline reported a 9% increase in calls between March 16 – when many states issued lockdown orders – and May 16 compared with… Read More

December 2020 Young Children Bulletin

Good morning fellow kiwanians! Kiwanis International President Art Riley has indicated 3 areas that he hopes  Kiwanians will focus on this year! Literacy Anti-bullying programs Prevention of Child Abuse What is bullying in preschool? Preschool bullying is more… Read More

December 2020 Young Children Newsletter

Click the link below to view the December 2020 update from the Kiwanis International Committee on Young Children.

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