Resources

 

Virtual Field Trips:

 Field trip out of the question? Think again. Thanks to technology, it’s now possible for kids to visit all kinds of places from the comfort of their classroom (or home!). We’ve compiled a list of the best virtual field trips for you, so enjoy your “visit”

 https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/ 

 Teachable Moments from The Children’s Movement of Florida:

Tiny Teachable Moments offer a bite-sized nugget of wisdom to help busy parents make the most of the precious time they have with their children.

 https://www.childrensmovementflorida.org/impact/teachable_moments/

 

From our friends at ELC of Manatee: 

http://www.elc-manatee.org/Learning-From-Afar

 

The link below offers a comprehensive listing of  Websites for Free Read Alouds and other literary Activities:

 ONLINE READING RESOURCES HERE

 And check out this link, where famous actors and actresses read to your children:

 https://www.storylineonline.net/library/

 Storybook Nanny:

 https://www.facebook.com/StorybookNanny/videos/

 More at:

 http://flareads.org/

 https://www.hatchearlylearning.com/

  

Florida KidCare | Offering health insurance for children from birth through age 18

 Quality, affordable health and dental insurance for kids. From birth through the end of age 18, Florida children are eligible for head to toe coverage, even if one or both parents are working.

floridakidcare.org

 Get 2019 health coverage. Health Insurance Marketplace | HealthCare.gov

See if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. 2019 Open Enrollment is over, but you may still be able to enroll in 2019 health insurance through a Special Enrollment Period.
www.healthcare.gov

 

Food Assistance Programs | Nutrition.gov
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and school meals.
www.nutrition.gov

 This 3-minute video portrays how actions taken by parents, teachers, policymakers, and others can affect life outcomes for both the child and the surrounding community.

 https://youtu.be/s31HdBeBgg4

 

September 1, 2020 Newsletter here:

https://conta.cc/3i2h31r

 

 

 


 

 

County Agencies

 

Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County
5000 Dunn Road, 3rd Floor
Fort Pierce, FL. 34981
772-595-6424
www.elcslc.org

 

St. Lucie Public Schools
772-429-3600
www.stlucie.k12.fl.us

 

Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County
772-408-1100
www.cscslc.org

 

Treasure Coast Food Bank
772-489-3034
www.treasurecoastfoodbank.org

 

Families of the Treasure Coast
772-302-3147
www.familiesofthetreasurecoast.org

 

United Way of St. Lucie County
772-464-5300
www.unitedwayslc.org

 

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
www.211palmbeach.org/helpmegrow

 

Kids Connected by Design / Healthy Start of St. Lucie County
772-467-2016
http://www.kidsconnectedbydesign.org/

 

 

 

Please see our Funders/Partners pages for more information about our dedicated community partners

 


 

 

Helpful Web Resources

 

Florida Office of Early Learning
www.floridaearlylearning.com

 

Reading is Fundamental
www.rif.org

 

Kidvision
www.kidvision.org

 

Zero to Three
www.zerotothree.org

 

Department of Children & Families
www.myflfamilies.com

 

Florida Department of Health/St Lucie County
http://stlucie.floridahealth.gov/

 

Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK)
772-595-6363
Vroom Brain Building App
https://www.vroom.org/

 

PNC’s Grow Up Great Program

 

https://www.pnc.com/en/about-pnc/corporate-responsibility/grow-up-great.html

 


 

 

Fun & Educational Websites for Kids

 

www.abcmouse.com

 

www.nickjr.com

 

www.jumpstart.com

 

www.pbskids.org

 

www.disneyjr.com

 


 

 

Local Libraries

 

Kilmer Branch Library
101 Melody Lane
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone – 772-462-1615

Hurston Branch Library
3008 Avenue D
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Phone – 772-462-2154

Lakewood Park Branch Library
7605 Santa Barbara Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34951
Phone – 772-462-6870

Lewis Branch Library
2950 SW Rosser Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
Phone – 772-871-5470

Morningside Branch Library
2410 Morningside Boulevard
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone – 772-337-5669

Port St. Lucie Branch Library
180 S.W. Prima Vista Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
Phone – 772-871-5450

Pruitt Campus Library
500 N.W. California Blvd.
St. Lucie West, FL 34986
Phone – 772-336-6380

 


 

 

Useful Links

 

 

 

 

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VPK Parent Handbook (PDF)

 

VPK AND SCHOOL READINESS ASSISTANCE

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