In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
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Spanish Translation - April 19, 2021
Chinese Translation - April 19, 2021
Arabic Translation - April 19, 2021

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Bringing the Zoo to You

Nature Scavenger Hunt

  • Spring time is full of new things to see, hear, and smell. Get outside with your little one and try this fun filled scavenger hunt.
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Sesame Street is Celebrating Acceptance Month

  • Find great resources as a parent of a child with autism and as a parent who wants to teach their child about autism.
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Exploring All Five Senses

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Promoting Young Children's Interest in Math

Physical Activity Recommendations for Kids

Reading Corner
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Positive Guidance for Young Children

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A Simple Game with Baby

  • In this video we see a spontaneous playful interaction. Many families interact with babies this way because it is important to both children’s sense of belonging and their ability to communicate with others.

Cooking with a Tiny Helper

Communicating with Baby

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Farmer's Markets that Accepts the Illinois Link Card

Kid-Friendly Fruit Salad

Mindful Me

  • 10 AM-12 PM- Learn techniques, practices, and activities to implement mindfulness for yourself and your children. Register here.

Sign Language

  • 2 PM-4 PM- Participants will learn how to sign the alphabet and simple useful signs too. Register here.

Empowerment: Movement and Mindfulness

  • 6 PM-8 PM- This session will be focused on practicing mindfulness, processing big emotions, healing and journaling. The session will also include movement and dancing. Register here.
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Tune In to Make Pizza At Home


Remote Learning Resources for Parents

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Here you'll find everything from YouTube videos on 'How to log into a ZOOM call' and 'What apps to download' along with what to expect from our team during virtual learning. We've compiled these great virtual learning resources just for you during remote learning.


We are planning some great activities for parents/guardians, and would like to hear from you on what kinds of activities you would like us to offer! Please complete this survey. Thank you!!

Planeamos algunas actividades fabulosas para padres y tutores. ¡Nos gustaría escuchar de ustedes para saber que tipo de actividades le gustaría usted que ofrezcamos! Favor de completar la encuesta por seguir el enlace a continuación. ¡Gracias!


How to Enroll in Head Start/Early Head Start

Spaces fill up fast for our programs so secure your spot as soon as you can. All of our Head Start Child Care Learning Centers are taking the safest and healthiest precautions possible during this time of uncertainty. Your family's safety and health is our most important job. Enroll today!

Online Head Start Application


Chicago PrE-Learning

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This online education platform for birth - 5 learners and their families provides everything you need to continue education outside of the classroom and in the home.


Back-to-School Weekly updates and Virtual Learning

Educational resources and weekly updates

Additional learning activities the team put together for our families this summer

Easterseals Early Learning Office

4415 W. Harrison Street, Suite 510  |  Hillside, IL 60162
708.330.4490 Phone

headstart@eastersealschicago.org

earlyheadstart@eastersealschicago.org

Easterseals is funded by two separate grants for Head Start/Early Head Start Services. We are a grantee of the Office of Head Start for services provided in suburban Cook County and a delegate of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services for services provided in Chicago.

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