‘Reach out and read’ today at CHCHC

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson ‘Reach out and read’ today at CHCHC Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Hanson said that Carle’s popular book encourages families to read together, eat healthy and grow strong as they learn strategies to combat childhood obesity.As the caterpillar in “The Very Hungary Caterpillar” makes his way through the week eating apples, pears, plums, strawberries and oranges to feed his body, parents who read to their preschool children will feed their growing minds.“It’s a wonderful story and one that children will enjoy over and over,” Hanson said. “Our event today is part of Reach Out and Read’s efforts to put a million books in the hands of kids this summer. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Print Article “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” will be at the Charles Henderson Child Health Center in Troy today and the first 100 children, ages birth through 6, will receive a hardback book of the best-selling book by Eric Carle.Rosemary Hanson, CHCHC Reach Out and Read on-site coordinator, said she is excited that the Troy child health center was selected to participate in Reach Out and Read’s second-annual summer campaign to give a brand-new, age-appropriate book to children.“We have a fun morning of activities planned from 8 o’clock until noon today and we invite young children to join us,” Hanson said. “We’ll have some healthy snacks – the kind a hungry caterpillar would eat – coloring pages and crayons to take home and story time around 10 o’clock. Of course, we’ll have copies of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to give away as long as they last.” Latest Stories “The Charles Henderson Child Health Center participates in the Reach Out and Read program throughout the year. Every time a child comes to the center for its well-child checkup, they get a brand new book. That’s our way of encouraging parents to read to their children and for children to learn to enjoy books at an early age.”Reach Out and Read CEO Earl Martin Phalen said that research shows the positive impact of early intervention on success in school. You Might Like Hicks inks contract, starts work at TCS By 8:15 a.m. Monday, Lee Hicks was on the job as superintendent of Troy City Schools. The Board of Education… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen “If you intervene in the first five years of life and partner with parents, you can dramatically improve the early literacy skills of a child, putting them on the track for success in school and in life,” Phalen said. “Childhood development experts tell us that the most important thing that parents can do to prepare their children to succeed in school is to read aloud to them every day.” Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Contentlast_img read more