Growing The Future For All Children
Affordable, Quality Preschool Prepares All Children for Success in School and in Life
Children growing up in poverty often miss the basic experiences of childhood -- building block towers, drawing pictures, or having stories read to them-- ordinary experiences that stimulate children's curiosity, love of books, and social skills essential for success in school and life. Fortunately, children from low-income, working families can have these experiences at Falls Church-McLean Children's Center. Guided by trained preschool teachers, children from diverse backgrounds whose families may have immigrated from all corners of the globe quickly build vital English language, social, and cognitive skills. Those who need special help receive services to get them over developmental hurdles and on track for school. By the time they leave for kindergarten, more than 85% of children have skills at expected levels and are ready to fully engage in today's heavily academic environment; those with ongoing delays have a plan for continued services. Let's give these children the strong start they deserve so they won't be left behind.
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|7230 Idylwood Road|
Falls Church, VA 22043
buys books for our children, geared to their ages of 2-5 years, to build their vocabulary and language skills
pays for a half-hour of speech therapy for a child
buys multi-cultural toys and bilingual books that let all children know they belong
provides supplies for creative projects for 75 children
gives 75 children a healthy breakfast and two snacks every day for a week
gives 10 children a half-hour of speech therapy
provides 75 children a hot, nutritious lunch for a week.