In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
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Take a Family Fieldtrip as a Family

Talk to Your Child About the Geography of Your Neighborhood

Play with Light and Shadow

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Returning to Childcare During COVID-19

Don't Be Nervous About Parent Teacher Conferences

Make Starting Kindergarten a Positive Experience

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Choosy Has You Covered This Summer

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Hatch Early Learning Activities for Summer

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Design a Nature Display

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Bringing the Zoo to You

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Keep Your Eye on the Ball

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4th of July in City and Suburbs

Red, White, and Blue Activities for Kids

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Summertime Chicago Activities

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

  • Whether your kids are enjoying summer at home, on the road or at camp, address these safety topics with your family to keep them healthy and happy.

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Pathways.org Provides Tips to Promote Your Baby Meeting Milestones

  • Social-Emotional skills are what helps us to connect with others. They help us manage our emotions, build healthy relationships, and feel empathy. Although these sounds complex, these skills start at a very young age. 

  • Baby games and milestones can be easy to do at home with your child. Follow along with this calendar and try these activities at home to help your baby progress and learn.

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The Power of Families

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Need Help Finding a Vaccine?

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Yummy Summer Strawberry Pops

Yes Peas!


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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