Sept 2023 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 with… Read More

August 2023 Young Children Newsletter

Good Morning fellow Kiwanians! Fact: Medical equipment, treatment and facilities designed for adults just don’t fit when treating an ill or injured child. Fact: It costs around four times as much money to treat a child as it does to… Read More

July 2023 Young Children Newsletter

Good morning fellow Kiwanians! DROWNING PREVENTION Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury/death among children between 1 and 4 years of age, with almost 400 cases reported in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and… Read More

June 2023 Young Children Newsletter

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. 10 REASONS WHY EVERY CHILD (in… Read More

May 2023 Young Children Newsletter

MORE NEWS ON THE OUTREACH MEAL PACKING PROJECT Have workers but don’t have a venue to hold the event? You can go to the Outreach warehouse in Pembroke MA. to pack the meals and then deliver the packed… Read More

April 2023 Young Children Newsletter

Looking for a new service project idea? Sponsor a BUDDY BENCH! A Buddy Bench is usually placed at a school playground. Why have a Buddy Bench? Children today are dealing with isolation, loneliness and unhappy experiences on social… Read More

March 2023 Young CHhildren Newsletter

6 Steps Needed to Complete A Meal Packing Project: Great News from KFNE! The Kiwanis Foundation of New England Board of Directors has approved grant money specifically to support the Outreach  meal packing program. Each Division may apply for… Read More

Young Children Newsletter February 2023

LOOKING FOR A HANDS-ON SERVICE PROJECT? EARLY CHILDHOOD INJURY PREVENTION KITS (available from Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute, KPTI), include Bath Safety Duck to test water temperature, Car seat information sticker,  Car seat and seat belt information card, Shaken baby information… Read More

January 2023 Young Children Newsletter

Good Morning Fellow Kiwanians! UPDATE READING CORNERS ITS’S NOT TOO LATE TO ESTABLISH A READING CORNER! A PERFECT FIT WITH KIWANIS’ YOUNG CHILDREN PROGRAM Consider establishing a Reading Corner in other venues in addition to laundromats SOME POSSIBLE… Read More

December 2022 Young Children Newsletter

DO YOU HAVE ANY GENTLY USED DUFFLE BAGS OR BACKPACKS? Foster care is a temporary living situation for children whose parents cannot take care of them and whose need for care has come to the attention of child… Read More