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December Weather 2021

My Facebook memories show that last year at this time we had snow….not this year! Our children have been wearing their snowgear to protect themselves from the mud, if even wearing them at all in the 50 degree weather! Yesterday…

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1000 Hours Outside

Starting in 2021, each classroom here at Children First took the pledge to get the kids outside as much as possible….and we tracked those hours. The Mulberry classroom just reached 500 hours in December….and we’re going to try to do…

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5 A Day Challenge!

We are dedicated to our policy of promoting early healthy eating habits, best seen in our “morning snack” policy and our annual/semiannual “Five A Day Challenge.” Why are we so insistent on this? We know that healthy habits are rooted…

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Website updates and more!

Please bear with us while we work on updating the website! It’s been a naptime effort, so it’s a little slow going, but I’m excited for our vision to finally start to take shape! Along with updates that are happening…

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Currently Enrolling for Fall 2021

We are currently enrolling for the Fall of 2021 in all of our preschool classrooms, ages 2.9 to 5 years. If you are interested, please fill out our intake form and we will get back to you. Thank you.

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For All Families Who Are Looking to Find Childcare

While Children First continues to be stable and strong, it is with such a heavy heart that we heard of yet another provider in our area closing. The pandemic has been very hard on our industry, and South Hadley alone…

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Annual lead & Copper Compliance Results

Our System was at or below the lead and copper action levels. 90th Percentile Public Notice

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Florence Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grants

  This year, with big help from Katie Myslinski, Children First was awarded $1,239.00 by Florence Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grant.  This year we will be using this money to expand our “Outdoor Musical Garden”. Here is how you can…

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Messy Weather

Messy weather is coming! Messy weather does not typically impact our toddler or preschool programs but can have a big impact on our school-age programs. Please see below for (rare) early release or closure information. In the event of expected…

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TICK AWARENESS

Dear Parent/Guardian, Your child is busy exploring the outdoors each day here at Children First. Over time, you may notice that they are healthier, happier, and even more focused and attentive! They certainly may be more tired at the end…

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