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Connecticut Summer at the Museum is returning for the 2022 summer season, enabling Connecticut children to receive free admission at more than 130 museums across the state during the summer.
We are sharing 3 of our favorite summer crafts from CLC’s Play to Learn Book!
When it comes time to getting in the kitchen this summer, including your child in the preparation can be both a lot of fun and an opportunity to learn! We have 3 recipes from CLC’s nutrition department that are great for getting your child involved!
Phyllis DiFrancia, Director of CLC’s School Readiness program is sharing her tips for parents to get children ready for the first day of kindergarten.
We have compiled information and resources to help families during the formula shortage.
CLC is now enrolling preschool age children and we are opening our doors to interested families for four fun weekend open houses! If you or someone you know is interested in enrolling, please join us!
The spring is a great time to try new activities with your child! Whether you’re looking for something to do on one of the warm sunny days or on one of the days when April showers will bring May flowers… we have five fun options!
Stamford Public Schools is hosting Kindergarten Orientation at each elementary school in May!
Come learn about the many preschool and family home daycare programs in Stamford and explore numerous health, education and social service resources available throughout the city.
National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.
Yale University put together a booklist that has become the go-to for Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County. It’s broken up into books for babies and toddlers, as well as preschoolers to show that a variety of books teach our children about feelings.
Governor Ned Lamont held a press conference at CLC on Tuesday to highlight a $1.4 million award CLC received through the Office of Early Childhood’s Ready, Set, Rebuild Stabilization Fund program.
September is National Library Card Sign Up Month! Learn how to get a library card for you and your child from the Ferguson Library!
Field day is a chance for children to get outside, run around and have FUN! We have a list of activities you can use to create your own field day at home.
The state of Connecticut is launching the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. It offers FREE admission to kids at more than 90 museums across Connecticut during the 2021 summer months.
As part of the COVID-19 relief package, CT Governor Ned Lamont has dedicated $8 million to paying family fees for both new and current families who receive child care subsidies through Care 4 Kids until November 30, 2021.
Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC) is currently enrolling children 6 weeks to 5 years old in all programs. CLC offers affordable early childhood education and care with hands-on learning and programs focused on health, nutrition and family...
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is excited to announce it will design, plant and care for a vegetable garden in the Harold Sandak Garden at CLC.
When it comes to your child’s development, music is one of the most valuable tools we have starting in infancy. Learn more about why music plays such an important role in the lives of young children and find fun ways to make music together as a family!
The children, teachers and families in one of our classes at CLC Palmers Hill put together a cookbook! The cookbook features a few of their favorite recipes to make together as a family!
While Earth Day is celebrated on Thursday, April 22, there are many ways to continue the Earth Day celebration all spring season. We have put together a list of wonderful activities to enjoy with your preschoolers.
Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC), the second-largest center-based early childhood education nonprofit in Connecticut, is inviting members of the community to join in virtually celebrating the 50thanniversary of the National Association for the...
With warmer days ahead, outdoor play is something many children and parents are looking forward to! Outdoor play is also a wonderful way to incorporate movement and exercise into your child’s day, while providing opportunities for them to learn in a number of...
At Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County, our play-based learning philosophy allows children to discover the world at their own pace through hands-on, fun activities. All of our classrooms use the Creative Curriculum, which is backed by comprehensive child...
The teachers at Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC) enjoy incorporating science experiments into their curriculums, that engage our students’ senses! Sensory activities help our children to understand the world around them using the five senses;...
Whether you are spending the weekend at home or looking for an after school activity, paper crafts are a great activity option for your toddler, preschool or elementary school student! Many paper crafts require few supplies (most are supplies that you probably already...
Nurture your child’s curiosity by introducing simple science experiments! Science experiments give toddlers and preschoolers the opportunity to explore and learn in new ways. It also allows them to learn about new topics in the world around them. Since we are in the...
Play is an essential part of your preschoolers’ learning and development. That is what makes educational games and activities so critical both while at school and at home! At CLC, our play-based learning philosophy allows children to discover the world at their own...