Masontown 2 and PA One Books – May 2019 Not a Box

What is Early Head Start Childcare Partnership?

What is Early Head Start Childcare Partnership?

Early Head Start Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) is a center-based program for infants and toddlers.  EHS CCP partners with eligible daycares to create EHS CCP infant /toddlers’ rooms within the daycare. But how is this different from the current head start and Pre k...

Beaver County Head Start Hosts Make It Take It Events

Beaver County Head Start Hosts Make It Take It Events

The Beaver County Head Start/ Early Head Start’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Committee has been hosting multiple make it take it events. The committee encourages all program staff to gather with the PBIS committee members to discuss any...

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Head Start / Early Head Start FAQs The Private Industry Council discusses frequently asked questions for Head Start and Early Head Start students. Private Industry Council operates the Head Start / Early Head Start program for Beaver and Fayette Counties in the...

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During a read aloud on a Tuesday afternoon, the book Not a Box, was introduced to our students. The book was read again on the following day before choice time. After the read aloud, the children were invited to use an ordinary box and pretend to be the character from the story. The teacher modeled how to read each page and prompted responses such as “This is not a box” it is a “race car, a robot, a building….” The children were then invited to take turns reading the book as a friend pretended to be the character.  Some of our transitioning students asked to decorate the box. What a great book for children to expand their imagination to play, pretend, and create. A copy of Not a Box was sent home with all 20 students.

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