Welcome to the ECFE Parent Resource Page!

Helpful handouts, resources, and links to guide you in your journey as parents!
Topics are listed to the left in alphabetical order.
New material will be added every week.


Playdoh recipe and other fun recipes can be found to the left in Recipes under "Fun Stuff"

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!

Click here to read the letter about our make-up days after this winter's school closings

Winter Session begins January 7 and runs through March 8. Registration is open now! Register early for the class of your choice and note that some classes may be full.
You can view our classes HERE

Stop into the office to check for openings, or call 333-6460.
Remember that payment is required at the time of registration.
Financial assistance is available in the form of a sliding fee scale.

ECFE handbook highlights
McKinley Early Childhood Center Handbook (full)
When Is My Child Too Sick to Come to School?


Fall Session Resources

Week of September 17, 2017

Learning Links
Fall Fun List
Parenthood in Six Words
Murphy's Laws of Parenting

STEAM classes
What Is STEAM?
Measuring

Toddler STEAM
What Is STEAM?

Baby Classes
Noticing Your Baby's Cues


Week of September 24, 2018

Learning through Play

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Color


Week of October 1, 2018

Brain Development 101

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Numbers


Week of October 8, 2018

Connecting with Your Child

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Letters


Week of October 22, 2018

Understanding Your Child's Emotions

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Shapes


Week of October 29, 2018

Bedtime, Naptime, and Quiet Time

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Fall


Week of November 5, 2018

Responding to Challenging Behaviors

STEAM Classes

Shadows

Toddler STEAM

All about Science


Week of November 12, 2018

Empowered Parents and Well-Loved Children

STEAM Classes

Ramps

Toddler STEAM

All about Technology


Week of November 26, 2018

What's in Your Discipline Toolbox?

STEAM Classes

Ramps

Toddler STEAM

All about Engineering


Week of December 3, 2018

The Gifts Our Children Give Us

STEAM Classes

Ramps

Toddler STEAM

All about Art


Winter Session Resources

Week of January 7, 2019

Winter Fun List
Huge List of Fun Things to Do in the Winter
Learning Links
Find Three Good Things Each Day
Acts of Kindness for Kids
Family Acts of Kindness
Acts of Kindness for Your Partner

STEAM Classes

All about Science

Toddler STEAM

Winter Wonderland


Week of January 14, 2019

Teaching Health and Hygiene Skills

STEAM Classes

Building

Toddler STEAM

All about Math


Week of January 21, 2019

Building Early Relationships

STEAM Classes

Building

Toddler STEAM

Construction


Week of January 28, 2019

Screens and Technology

STEAM Classes

Building

Toddler STEAM

Get Moving!


Week of February 4, 2019

Music and Movement

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Music


Week of February 11, 2019

Self-Care for Parents

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Valentines


Week of February 18, 2019

Mealtime and Munchies

STEAM Classes and Toddler STEAM

Five Senses


Week of February 25, 2019

Your Little Reader and Writer

STEAM Classes

Life Cycles

Toddler STEAM

Reading Is Fun!


Week of March 4, 2019

What You Focus on Will Grow

All STEAM Classes

St. Patty's Day


Week of March 11, 2019

Optimism and Humor

All STEAM Classes

All about STEAM


Spring Session Resources

Week of March 25, 2019

Spring Bucket List
What Our Children Teach Us

All STEAM Classes

Fairytales


Week of April 1, 2019

Language and Listening

All STEAM Classes

Plants


Week of April 8, 2019

Teaching Responsibility

STEAM Classes

Earth Day

Toddler STEAM

Animals


Week of April 15, 2019

Life Cycles: Birth and Death

STEAM Classes

Disney

Toddler STEAM

All about Nature


Week of April 22, 2019

How Children Learn

All STEAM Classes

Bugs

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