Let's Read Together
An early literacy program that helps parents of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers prepare their children for successful lifelong learning. Through hands-on, interactive activities parents learn how to engage their children in positive, age-appropriate ways to promote the development of early literacy skills. Program can be purchased directly from University of California Cooperative Extension, Placer County online at: http://ceplacer.ucdavis.edu/publications.htm
Baby and Me Growing Together
A workbook designed to help teenage and low-income parents of infants 0-12 months old. Teaches parents to feed, nurture, and guide their babies in ways that promote good physical, mental, social, and intellectual development. Workbook can be downloaded online for free at: http://groups.ucanr.org/kids/
A Food Plan for Emergencies
Plan ahead for natural disasters and other emergencies with this food planning guide. This publication can be purchased online under the Home and Family category at: http://www.anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/InOrder/Shop/Shop.asp.
Gateway to a Better Life
A curriculum that helps prepare welfare recipients to enter the workforce. Provides individuals with the information they need to get a job and balance the demands of work and home. Instructor's kit includes lesson plans for 24 Gateway lessons, handout masters in both English and Spanish, CD with bilingual color visuals in PowerPoint, and a printed binder for easy organization. Curriculum can be purchased online under the Home and Family category at: www.anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu.
Getting it Together: Fit Families and Financial Readiness
This includes all the materials you need to lead two workshops to teach families skills they need in order to cope with a variety of personal or financial disasters; includes two videos, worksheets, checklists, and documentation from FEMA. Program can be purchased online under the Home and Family category at: www.anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu.
The Little Books are a set of 20 easy-to-recite, simple, short stories in English and Spanish for 4-6 year olds. The Little Books help young children behave like readers and feel successful in their first "reading" attempts by emphasizing that you read to comprehend and present printed words in meaningful contexts and using simple illustrations which closely match the text.
Includes 15 booklets: the first three for parents-to-be, and then twelve for new parents, with tips on nutrition, care, play, and understanding your baby month-by-month through the first year of life. Materials can be ordered online under the Home and Family > Caring for Children categories at: http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/CaringforChildren/21634.aspx
Noticias para los padres
Spanish language edition of Parent Express series for infants. Includes 15 booklets: the first three for parents-to-be, and then twelve for new parents, with tips on nutrition, care, play, and understanding your baby month-by-month through the first year of life. Materials can be ordered online under the Home and Family > Caring for Children categories at: http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items/21639.aspx
Ready or Not? Planing for an Emergency
Six newsletters provide practical, useful advice for families as they plan their response to floods, earthquakes, and other disasters or emergencies. Emergency planning, personal safety, safe food and water, and more. Newsletters can be ordered online under the Home and Family > Home Safety categories at: www.anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu.
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