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  1. Playgroups

    Spring 2018 Community Playgroups

    Registration is now open for the spring session of Cambridge Community Playgroups.  Playgroups meet weekly for 7-8 weeks starting in April.   Children and their moms, dads or caregivers attend and get to play and learn together through songs, books, and fun activities. Playgroups are held in different locations around the city.  There are three groups […]

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  2. Literacy Development

    Creating Play Boxes for Children

    Play Boxes contain collections of small, familiar, inexpensive items that are organized around a play theme and are presented in an appealing way.  They are ideal for rainy days, sick days, play dates, when a child needs a break from screens or when “bored” and looking for something fun to do. They make great gifts too! […]

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  3. Playgroups

    Winter 2018 Community Playgroups

    Registration is now open for the winter session of Cambridge Community Playgroups.  Playgroups meet weekly for 7-8 weeks starting in January.   Children and their moms, dads or caregivers attend and get to play and learn together through songs, books, and fun activities. Playgroups are held in different locations around the city.  There are three groups […]

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  4. Events

    Family Literacy Fun Day 2017

    Join us on Saturday, November 4th for the 21st Annual Cambridge Family Literacy Fun Day, which kicks off National Family Literacy Month (November).   2017 FLFD FLyer This free event will take place at Cambridge City Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and is open to all Cambridge families with children in pre-K through grade 3. The […]

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  5. Resources

    Creating Play Boxes

    TRUCE (Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment) created a handout for parents about how to make Play Boxes for their children. Play Boxes contain “collections of small, familiar, inexpensive items that are organized around a play theme and are presented in an appealing way”. There are suggestions for 13 different boxes from first aid or office to […]

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  6. Literacy Development

    Early Literacy Parent Workshop Series, Fall 2017

    Join us for a five-part series –  Early Literacy Development:  Dads and Moms Make a Difference! Learn concrete strategies to support your child’s language and literacy development (birth to four years). Share your successes and challenges with other Cambridge Dads and Moms. Topics include talking, reading, managing screen time, early math and storytelling. Free books and giveaways! […]

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  7. Playgroups

    Fall 2017 Community Playgroups

      Registration is now open for the fall session of Cambridge Community Playgroups.  Playgroups meet weekly for 7-8 weeks starting in mid October.   Children and their moms, dads or caregivers attend and get to play and learn together through songs, books, and fun activities. Playgroups are held in different locations around the city.  There […]

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  8. Events

    September Festivals 2017

    September is a busy month in Cambridge with a number of fun fall festivals to attend.  Let’s Talk! will be giving out free children’s books at these events: *15th Annual Port Community Pride Day, September 9th from 12-5 p.m., Clement Morgan Park. Info: Port Pride Day 2017 *22nd Annual Danehy Park Family Day, September 16th from […]

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  9. Book Bike

    Cambridge Book Bike 2017

    Let’s Move, Let’s Eat, Let’s Read! Cambridge Book Bike is ready for it’s fourth year! The Book Bike will be at 5 parks from June 26th to August 11th, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.  Cambridge children of all ages can pick a free book, do a craft, get a free lunch and hear stories read aloud. Mondays: Greene-Rose Heritage […]

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  10. Literacy Development

    Pathways Photo Voice Project

                                        For more information about Pathways to Family Success Program, contact Beth McGinn, emcginn@challiance.org, 617-665-3827.

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