Block Fest is Coming November 3rd

Block Fest is a free event for families with children 18 months to 8 years.  It will be held Saturday, November 3rd, at the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Administration Center, 1005 Waterford Drive in Florissant from 9:00 a.m. to1:00 p.m.

Children and parents will enjoy five block-play stations designed to maximize children’s ability to learn math and science concepts.  Parents will be given a book to assist them in helping their children learn at home.

Block Fest is designed to accommodate 40 children and their parents in a one-hour fun packed session.  Sessions will begin at 9:00, 10:00 & 11:00 a.m., and noon. Sessions will be on a first come first serve basis.  Pre-registration is suggested.  To reserve your desired time please call 314-506-9069.  Children may not attend without their parents.  Parents and children must wear socks to participate.

Block Fest is being sponsored by the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Parents as Teachers program.  Parents as Teachers is a free parent education and family support program, to all families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age 5.  Parents are supported by Parent as Teachers certified parent educators trained to translate scientific information on early brain development into specific when, what, how, and why advice for parents.  Understanding what to expect during each stage of development helps parents capture teachable moments in everyday life to enhance their child’s language development, intellectual growth, social development and motor skills so children can learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential. The program offers personalized visits, developmental screenings, group connections and community resources.  To enroll call 314-506-9066.

 



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