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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!


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Imagination Library Will Send A Free Book Each Month!

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library will send your child a free book from birth until age 5. Simply go online and register. There are also great resources available online for parents that include reading activities, success stories, and important information about the program. The program costs nothing to participate.

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Chicago Public Schools Offers Free, Nutritionally Balanced Breakfast & Lunch To Students

CPS is committed to providing meals throughout the closure and during the remote learning schedule. Parents/Guardians/Students can pick up meals at more than 450 school, Monday through Friday from 8am to 1pm at participatin locations.

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ComEd Is Providing Immediate Financial Aid To Eligible Residents

For a limited time, this financial-assistance program provides an additional one-time grant of up to $300 to help reduce past-due balances of income-eligible customers. To see if you qualify, follow this link.

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There Are Many Resources Available For Public Housing And Utilities


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.


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Dads Are So Important In Their Children's Day To Day Lives

About 1 out of every 2 working dads (48%) say they spend too little time with their kids and want to do a better job at parenting. To inspire and support men in their commitment to responsible fatherhood, the Ad Council has partnered with the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) on the Fatherhood Involvement campaign. This video features Frank and explains why he's committed to being active in his children's lives!

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Playing With Your Baby Is An Easy Way To Help Them Learn And Grow. Zero To Three Offers Some Great Resources.

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Play Is Powerful And Can Be Used Throughout The Day

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Brushing Your Teeth Is Extremely Important

This two minute Tooth Brushing Song by Blippi is a great way to help your children brush their teeth. Get ready to brush!


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


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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