Did you know there are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when that child begins kindergarten?
The foundation for all future learning is built during early childhood. The brain is the only organ not fully developed at birth.
Experiences during this time have a lasting impact on later learning, health and success. A child’s earliest experiences determine how their brains are wired and lay the groundwork for future health and form the foundation of the social and emotional skills needed for academic and workplace success. In fact 90 percent of critical brain development happens in the first five years of life.
These are just some of the reasons why quality early childhood education is critical.
High quality early childhood programs produce results.
Early Childhood Investments are a matter of:
High Quality Early Childhood Programs Produce Results!
For more information visit www.first2000days.org.
Want to learn more about the Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties?
The Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties is your local Smart Start agency. You can reach us at 704-922-0900 or visit us online at www.pfclg.com. Our vision is a community where young children will reach their health and educational potential.
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Save the Dates:
Join us for the Fifth Annual Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties Family Spooktacular, Saturday, Oct. 26, 12 Noon to 4 p.m., WoodMill Festival Grounds, 1350 WoodMill Winery Lane, Vale, NC. There will be games and activities for children of all ages, including a bounce house, a fitness trail, and trunk or treat. A fire truck, police car and ambulance will be on site for the children to view. A FREE hotdog lunch will be provided!
Amy Wadsworth is Public Information Coordinator for the Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties.