May 2024 Head Start’s 60th Birthday

Head Start Launch: On May 18, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson officially announced Project Head Start from the White House Rose Garden. Head Start launched in the summer of 1965, serving more than 560,000 children and families across America in an eight-week summer program through Head Start Child Development Centers throughout the United States. 

Happy Mothers Day!

As Mother’s Day approaches, we at Southern Kennebec Child Development want to take a moment to celebrate and express our heartfelt gratitude to all the amazing mothers, grandmothers, and mother figures in our community. Your unwavering love, dedication, and hard work do not go unnoticed, and they play a crucial role in shaping the young […]

Teacher Appreciation Week

One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world– Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist and youngest Nobel Laureate

Teacher Appreciation Week

But as I grew, my heroes changed so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child in this life is a hero to me. – Fred Rogers, 1925 – 2003, American television host, author and producer

Family Friday

As we wrap up the week of the young child…it’s Family Friday!  Parents and families are children’s first teachers. Family Friday focuses on engaging families to support our youngest learners. Families are at the heart of everything we do here at SKCDC – we celebrate all that our families do each day to help their […]

Artsy Thursday

It’s Artsy Thursday for the Week of the Young Child Children develop creativity, social skills, and fine muscles with open-ended art projects that let them make choices, use their imaginations, and create with their hands.

Work Together Wednesday

It’s work together Wednesday as we celebrate the week of the young child. When children build together they experience teamwork and develop their social and early literacy skills. Grab some materials and create! 

Tasty Tuesday

It’s Tasty Tuesday! As we continue to celebrate the week of the young child, here is some helpful information for families…..