• Give Me Five! January 2020

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    Learning Math Concepts Through Literature

    Monday, January 6th – Give Me Five! collaborated with Elgin Partnership for Early Learning (EPEL) to present “Learning Math Concepts Through Literature” to the staff at ECC Early Childhood Lab School.  This group of professionals participated in brain storming activities followed by a make it/take it portion.  New books for the classrooms were raffled off with each professional receiving at least 2 books.

    at ECC Early Childhood Lab School         Learning Math Concepts

  • Bartlett Library Preschool and Child Care Fair

    Saturday, January 18th - Give Me Five! joined representatives from various Early Childhood Agencies in the area to share information, and to answer questions.  Several families took home a Give Me Five! bag, book, frisbee and Kindergarten Registration and U-46 Preschool Screening information.

    Bartlett Library Preschool and Child Care Fair

  • Harriet Gifford hosted Northern Illinois Food Mobile Food Pantry

    Friday, January 31st – Give Me Five! was joined by YWCA of Elgin when we set up shop alongside the Mobile Food Pantry truck.  With the support of Gail Borden Library, children were able to participate in some music and movement activities while waiting in line.  SCARCE donated books and supplies for children to make musical sticks and take home a new book.

    Mobile Food Pantry at Harriet Gifford         At Harriet Gifford

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