In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
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Bringing the Zoo to You


Spring Flowers Are Great for Petal Potions


Make Healthy Choices as a Family


Track Your Family's Screen Time

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Celebrate Memorial Day in Style

  • Boost the fun during your Memorial Day weekend with fun and inexpensive activities, recipes, and crafts.

Meaningful Memorial Day Activities

  • Memorial Day can be a bit different than the other childhood holidays because it comes with emotions. There are many activities you can do as a family to have fun but bring meaning to this important day.

Take Caution at Home


Summer Pool Safety

  • When you think of places where kids are around water, you may think of recreational areas. But, have you thought about the areas in your home where kids can get into water? Water safety is just as important at home as it is elsewhere.

Prevent Heat-Related Illness


Harvest of the Month: Strawberries

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

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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