Early Birds is a program that gives hands-on help to parents of children ages birth to 5. The intent is to help parents learn how and what they can teach their infants, toddlers and young children at home. Early Birds classes cover areas such as social and emotional development, reading with the children and math activities, all in in order to help children be prepared for kindergarten and a lifetime of learning beyond.
There are free books, toys and classes for Putnam City parents who take part in Early Birds classes. Free childcare for children up to 10 years of age is provided during the Early Birds sessions, too.
Who are the classes for?
Parents attend Early Birds classes meant just for them. There are separate classes for:
• People who are about to become parents
• Parents of children birth through age 1
• Parents of children age 1 to age 2
• Parents of children age 2 to age 3
• Parents of children age 3 to age 4
• Parents of children age 4 to age 5
When are the classes?
Parents/guardians attend three classes a year – one in the fall, winter and spring. Class dates you may choose from are:
• Saturday, Sept. 30, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
• Saturday, Sept. 30, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
• Monday, Oct. 2, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where are the classes held?
Classes are held at the Putnam City Center, 5604 N.W. 41st. (southeast corner of N.W. 41st and Grove)
How do you sign up?
To sign up for Early Birds, visit our online registration page.
You'll be able to learn more and keep up with Putnam City's Early Birds program on its Facebook page. There's also good information available at the Early Birds website. You can also call Kelly Suchy at 491-7626, ext. 1302, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org