Take the family to this weekend's Uptown Art Expo at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. The free event will feature art, crafts, exhibits and live music. For more information, click
City of Altamonte

Art Festival – March 24-25th, 2018 – Cranes Roost Park – Altamonte Springs, Florida

Getting plenty of sleep is important for both children and parents. A young child develops the new brain cells needed for physical, mental and emotional development while sleeping. Parents are nurturing and responsive when they feel rested. For tips and more information about bedtime and naptime, click…/life_easier_bedti…

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National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations
University of South Florida

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Ensure children are getting enough sleep with these guidelines: #SleepAwareness

Day of Caring 2016: Balfour Beatty Construction
Recent Open House events at Orange County Head Start centers were a great opportunity for 4C Early Head Start recruitment and transitions. The Family Advocate staff were at five Orange County Head Start centers to recruit for 4C's Early Head Start program, while families that are transitioning out of the 4C Early Head Start program attended to get information about services provided by Orange County Head Start. Orange County, Florida Government
Every Kid Healthy Week

Reading aloud together is so important to develop your baby's vocabulary. Beyond favorite books, pick new ones that provide new words and experiences. All of those words add up quickly.
#readaloud15 #readaloudmonth Read Aloud

Families can save up to 75 percent on prescription medications at most pharmacies with the free Florida Rx Card. It is also available on mobile devices. For more information, click

The Florida Rx Card program is a FREE statewide Rx assistance program available to all residents.

We are looking to fill the position of Child Care Training Coordinator that will be responsible for contract management as well as oversight and accountability of administrative duties and staff for our Child Care Training division. For more information, click

JOB TITLE: CHILD CARE TRAINING COORDINATOR OFFICE: ORLANDO DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for contract management, oversight and, accountability of administrative duties and staff for the Child Care Training division. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Oversight of Child Care Training....

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 74 will offer free airplane rides for kids ages 8 to 17 on Saturday at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport. Parent-signed wavier forms are required. For more information, click
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Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 74 Orlando FL

Why read aloud to young children for 15 minutes a day? Your example demonstrates that reading is important, pleasurable and valued.
#readaloud15 #readaloudmonth Read Aloud

Read Aloud

The bond created while reading aloud with a child is priceless and generates memories that will last a lifetime. #readaloud15

Florida KidCare provides comprehensive, quality health care services for children in Florida. Coverage is available for as little as $15 or $20 a month. For more information, click
Florida Department of Children and Families
Florida KidCare | Florida Department of Health (DOH)
FL Agency for Health Care Administration

A public/private organization providing quality health insurance to Florida's children.

The Science of Scent on Saturday will let children 7 and older explore their sense of smell during ECOSaturday at the Tibet-Butler Preserve. For more information, click
Orange County, Florida Government

This page allows you to search all of Orange County's Parks and Trails.

Why read aloud to young children for 15 minutes a day? The number of words that a child knows when entering kindergarten is a key predictor of their future success.
#readaloud15 #readaloudmonth Read Aloud

Last year, Orange County Neighborhood Centers for Families participated in the effort to help meet the goal of signing up 1,000 individuals for Orange County Library Cards. To learn more about Neighborhood Centers for Families, click…/neighborhood-centers-for-families-…/
Orange County Library System (FL)
Orange County, Florida Government

Funded by the Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children, the Neighborhood Centers for Families (NCF) are available to all Orange County residents.

The Apopka Zellwood Community Egg Hunt is Friday at the Willow Street Community Center. There will be games, crafts, activities, and prizes. For more information, click
Orange County, Florida Government

This free Neighborhood Center for Families event will include egg hunts, games, activities, and prizes as well as a visit from the Easter Bunny. There will be four age groups: 3 and under, 4 to 6, 7 and older, and special needs.

When young children explore their world, they usually put what they find in their mouth. That's why household cleaners and chemicals need to be kept out of reach of children. To learn more about home safety for children and parents, click…/home-sa…/for-kids-parents/

Florida Department of Children and Families

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Florida Department of Children and Families

Toddlers aren't aware of all the things that can hurt them. They explore their world by putting things in their mouth. Always keep household cleaners out of reach.
For more information on poisoning prevention, visit:…/home-sa…/for-kids-parents/

Children can rapidly learn a language. They often quadruple the number of words they know between ages 1 and 2. Parents can contribute by reading to their child for at least 15 minutes a day.
#ReadAloudMonth | #readaloud15 | Read Aloud

Receive free prenatal education in your own home on your baby’s development and labor & delivery during weekly visits from the Maternal Home Visiting Program, For more information, click…/12/Pregrant-Moms-Flyer-Revised-2.pdf
Children's Home Society of Florida | Head Start

Did you know that common plants such as Oleander, Daffodil, and Azalea are poisonous? Help protect children by learning how to find out whether the plants a child could come in contact with are poisonous during Poison Prevention Week,

American Association of Poison Control Centers
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It’s Poison Prevention Week!
Know which common indoor and outdoor plants are safe and which are poisonous and can be harmful if eaten or touched: #PoisonPreventionWeek