Come celebrate Week of the Young Child with the UNO Child Care Center (UNOCCC) April 24 – 28! The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families.
Help take part in some of these great events happening during the week:
Monday | Marching Monday
Students will parade across campus beginning at 9 A.M. to deliver a special “Thank You” to various offices on Dodge Campus.
Tuesday | Presentation with Lavonne Plambeck
Montessori Education and UNO TED Montessori Scholarships, 6 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. in IDEAS Room of Roskens Hall (room 412)
RSVP to Jean Wilcox at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday | Guest Reader & Purple Ribbon Day
Stop by the UNOCCC any time before the event and day of to pick up a purple ribbon to wear in support of Week of the Young Child.
Looking to read to the class? Call Dawn at 402.554.3398 to schedule yourself to read to the students between 9 A.M. and 11 A.M., or 2:30 P.M. and 4 P.M.
Thursday | Brown Bag Luncheon with Dr. Natsa Kyvelidou
Bring your lunch to a presenation, Early Signs of Austism, from noon to 1 P.M. in 401 Roskens Hall.
Friday | Gardening Day
Have any extra plants? The Child Care Center is accepting plant donations to plant in the gardens. Bring in flower, herb, and vegetable plants by Wednesday, April 26. The children and staff will plant the plants on Friday, April 28.
Play Research Symposium, a sharing of interdisciplinary research on play, will be held in 201 Weitz CEC, from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. RSVP to Debra Wisneski at email@example.com.
Sunday | Storybook Land Library Celebration at Saddlebrook Library
Storytimes: The Very Hungry Catepillar at 1:30 P.M., Maisy at 2:15 P.M., and Elephant and Piggie at 3 P.M.
For more information about NAEYC and Week of the Young Child, visit them online. For questions regarding UNOCCC and Week of the Young Child, call 402.554.3398.