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Early Childhood Matters

We help families learn how to develop social, emotional and pre-reading skills for their children so they are successful when entering kindergarten. Our supportive, engaging programs are designed for adults who care for children up to five years old. You can help your child learn long before kindergarten when you learn ways to introduce five key learning steps into their lives.

Starting fall 2020, our programs are being offered online and we have an active Facebook group of caregivers and parents who support each other daily.

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Weekly programs

Blue Circle

Kinder 101

Mondays, 1 p.m. (Spanish)

Wednesdays, 1 p.m. (English)

An 8 week program that guides and prepares caretakers to send their child to Kindergarten. Topics include: discussion of developmental domains, types of schools and programs, classroom organization and reading strategies, and science and math introductions. Email for registration information.

Orange Circle

ECM Book Talks

Tuesdays, 1 p.m. (English)

Tuesdays, 2 p.m. (Spanish)

Learn how to get the most out of reading a book together with your child and join us for an hour of interactive book reviews and recommendations. Email for registration information.

Green Circle

Library Tutorials

Thursdays, 1 p.m. (English)

Thursdays, 2 p.m. (Spanish)

How do you sign up for a library card online? download an eBook? access resources are available for me and my child? Join us every Thursday as we explore Fort Worth Public Library tools and model how to access them. Email for registration information.

You can also watch and join our regular story times for toddlers and preschoolers.

Special presentations on YouTube and Facebook

Purple Circle

Teach My Child to Read 101

Sept. 11, 6 p.m.

Explore the basics of reading that will turn your baby or toddler into a pre-reader. We will explore book selections, reading routines, incentives, and other activities you do with your child without leaving your home. Tune in on Facebook or YouTube.

Yellow Circle

Teach My Child Math 101

Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

Explore the basics of math and how to incorporate math skills learning into fun and engaging activities. Tune in on Facebook or YouTube.

Orange Circle

Teach My Child Read 102

Nov. 13, 6 p.m.

How does your child make the jump from pre-reader to reader? Join us for an exploration of letters, sounds, reading routines, and more. Tune in on Facebook or YouTube.

More Information

To get more information about Early Childhood Resource Center programs, fill out the following form or call 817-392-7745.

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Last updated: Sept. 2, 2020