WE'RE READING!

Our 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign is focused on providing books to children. For as little as $10, you can put a book in the hands of a child in Skagit County.

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Bold Steps

By starting at the beginning, we strengthen families, neighborhoods, and workplaces. This video explains why.

Born Learning Trails

Born Learning Trails use research-based content to create 10 stations with activities to foster growth in motor skills, letters, numbers, nature observation, imagination, and social/emotional interactions.

Latest News and Highlights

Books That Teach Social-Emotional Skills

As a former preschool teacher, I found that one of the best ways to cement a social emotional lesson is by reading an engaging story, colorfully illustrated. Here are a few tried and true stories that kids seem to love: 1. The Hurt by Teddi Doleski Description: A boy...

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A Love Letter to Books

Dear Books, I remember the first time I met you. I sat on the couch snuggled up to my mom, she held you in her hands and began to read softly, turning the pages quietly. I listened to the words, a description of a stuffed velveteen rabbit who was dearly loved by a...

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Gratitude, Thankfulness & Early Learning

By Jen Lindbeck ‘Tis the season to be thankful. Let’s be honest, sometimes it is hard to see the good when you are buried in bills, laundry, and the day to day challenges of parenting. Thankfulness amid difficulty can look something like: I am thankful for coffee. I...

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