Play and Learn

Play and Learn is a weekly drop-in program for parents, caregivers and children from birth to age five. 

Held every Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:30 am at the Family Resource Center 201 Stange street Merrill.

Each week staff will provide a lesson for parents, and an activity for parents and children to do together. The activity will build skills to help children be ready to start school.  You’ll also get ideas for more activities to try at home.

Weekly activities will build skills in one or more areas of

your child’s development.

 Social-Emotional Development

We’ll play together, make friends and learn about manners, respect and routines.

Health, Safety and Nutrition

We’ll learn about basic hygiene, healthy food choices, exercise and personal safety.

Language and Literacy

We’ll explore language through storytelling, listening, rhymes

and more!

Creative Representation

We’ll cut and paste, act out stories and explore

musical instruments and dance.

Mathematical Thinking

We’ll solve puzzles, count, measure, sort and compare

familiar objects.

Scientific Thinking

We’ll make observations about the world around us, ask questions and make predictions about what might happen next.

Community Exploration

We’ll learn about the community we live in and learn to appreciate everyone who makes up our community.

Physical Development

We’ll hop, skip, jump, crawl, march, gallop, twist and shout and learn how our bodies grow and develop.


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