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.
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
We’ll cut and paste, act out stories and explore
musical instruments and dance.
We’ll solve puzzles, count, measure, sort and compare
We’ll make observations about the world around us, ask questions and make predictions about what might happen next.
We’ll learn about the community we live in and learn to appreciate everyone who makes up our community.
We’ll hop, skip, jump, crawl, march, gallop, twist and shout and learn how our bodies grow and develop.