Our Bold Goal

is that by the year 2025, all Skagit children entering Kindergarten are ready to learn. Through our programs and projects, we can provide the information and resources parents and caregivers need to ensure Skagit kids are given their best chance at life.

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

Why Is Child Care So Expensive?

When you consider having children or find out you are pregnant, there are financial considerations that are made. How much is this kid going to cost me? Maybe you break that budget down in to things like medical care, food and clothing, and college tuition. Perhaps...

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Holiday Survival

Confession: When it comes to the holidays, sometimes I can be a bit grinchy. Maybe you understand the feeling. All of the expectations, the gifts, the parties can be a lot. When you have small children, it can be difficult to prioritize or maintain schedules and...

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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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