Week of December 14, 2020
Live Zoom Events, Virtual Playgroups & More
Don't forget to check out our calendar each week, for the most up-to-date information!
We're still here for you!

The CFCE Administrative offices HAVE MOVED but CFCE will continue to do all the fun and engaging parent-child activities via zoom, online activities, pre-recorded groups and storywalks.

We will also be here to help with resources, ASQ's, collaborations in our 23 towns, helpful information, support and whatever is on your mind!

The ONLY CHANGE will be our address. Our phone numbers, emails and extensions remain the same but our new location is:
New Address (eff. 12/4/20)
Self Help Inc./CFCE
45 Pearl Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE REOPENING INFORMATION Important new resources for families and early education and care programs: Revised Minimum Health and Safety Requirements 
-Updated Interim Regulations for the fall

SNAP Application Assistance

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Self Help Inc. Fuel Assistance Program

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The ASQ Program is a parent reporting questionnaire that gives you insight on how your child is doing developmentally! You do not need to have concerns, it’s just a great tool to see where your child excels or may need some support!  Everyone that participates receives a
FREE Children’s Book! 
**Please click this link for more information http://selfhelpcpc.org/our-programs/asq/      
** If you would like to participate this is the only thing you need to complete (the consent form) to get started!! click on the link below: https://www.cognitoforms.com/SelfHelpInc1/ASQ3ASQSECONSENTFORM
CFCE Online Activities
A to Z Activities are for School-Age Kids and Parents to Enjoy Together!
Please check our calendar for the story starter each month. Click Here for more info and to register!
Did you and your children participate in any of our Program OR Services in NOVEMBER? If so, let us know what you think!! We need your feedback, so we can continue to provide you with the quality programs you and your kids need right now!! Each monthly survey you complete you will be eligible to be entered into our Monthly Giftcard Giveaway!

This Week at CFCE
Always check our full calendar of activities at: http://selfhelpcpc.org/calendar/
The programs with this symbol are Pre-Recorded
The programs with this symbol are Face-to-Face Outdoor Programs (pre-registration required)
The programs with this symbol are LIVE programs using Zoom
Winter Storywalk: "Let It Snow"

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY - dress WARM!!! Come enjoy reading a story outdoors with your child along a designated pathway. This book is- Let It Snow- and it comes with a pre-packaged packet of a craft to do at home.... MONDAY 12/14/20 @ 10:30am-11:30am

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Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 -
all day
VIRTUAL EVENT: Miss Carol's Grandma Glasses Story FUN!!! "The Napping House"
Hope you can join me every week - any time - on Tuesdays for some songs, movement and a story time together!!! I will share a simple art project you can do together at home PLUS one of our favorite activities...FEATHERBALL or MAGIC WAND MOVEMENT!!! So make sure your child brings a scarf, facecloth, hankie or a dish towel to this videotaped session each time so they can participate!!! Would love to have you join me and enjoy this time!!!
Please click the video to get started.....

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Live Zoom Event: @ 10:30

Music and Movement with Miss Marsha
Come sing, dance, and make music with Ms. Marsha! We will sing some great songs, dance and move to the groove right in your own home. Be sure you find something to bang or play for our instrument play and find a scarf, or ribbon to wave as we dance to beautiful music. 
Thursday, December 17th, 2020
 Live zoom Event: 11:00-11:30

Ms.Marsha's Zoom Toddler Time: Songs and Stories for the Toddler Set

Join Ms. Marsha on Zoom for thirty minutes of singing, dancing, and fun filled stories right from the comfort of your home! We will have lots of fun singing, dancing, and listening to stories together. With the click of a link the fun begins! The weather may be getting chilly but we will be warm and cozy as we have fun together!

Friday, December 18th, 2020
Live Zoom Event with Miss Marsha @ 11:00
Miss Marsha's Friday HOLIDAY Stories and Crafts
Join Ms. Marsha on Zoom on Friday's for this virtual playgroup. 

Join Ms. Marsha for some Holiday Stories and Songs. We will sing some familiar holiday songs and listen to stories about various holidays. We will have stories about Christmas and Hannukuah as well as a song that highlights several holidays celebrated in the winter. One special story will help us learn how Christmas is celebrated in other lands! Come sing along to your favorite holiday songs! You can request your favorite songs in your registration!

This group will meet weekly until December. Please be sure to include your mailing address in case I need to mail special materials. 

Once you have registered you will receive a zoom link for the program.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 03:00 pm to 03:45 pm

The CFCE Staff would love FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO JOIN US for a Family Storytime with your CFCE family! Several CFCE Specialists will be on hand doing activities such as: songs, movement, a few stories and imaginary art!!! Come join us for some afternoon FUN--ALL TOGETHER!!!

Please register BEFORE 12/18/2020 by emailing Carol at ccarver@selfhelpinc.org so we can send you the zoom link before this special family program is scheduled. Share your name(s), the child(rens) names of who will attending and the email address you will be using.. thank you.