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More FREE handouts of seasonal ideas, recipes, activities for children, family development, and practical advice for parents are available through FRRC’s Stockton Resource Center (located in Suite 104 on the first floor of the agency’s downtown Stockton office at 509 W. Weber Ave.) and Tracy Resource Center (located at 324 E. 11th St.).
Our Stockton and Tracy hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm every Monday through Friday. We offer special hours in Stockton on the 3rd Saturday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm – of each month with special activities for children, parents, grandparents, providers, and anyone interested in working with children.
Fingerpaint – English
Fingerpaint - Spanish
Flubber – English/Spanish
Homemade Fun - English
Playdough – English
Playdough - Spanish
Practical Advice for Parents on the Joys & Challenges of Contemporary Families
by Karen Stephens, Director of Illinois State University Child Care Center and instructor in child development for the ISU Family & Consumer Sciences Dept.
Sibling Envy: Adjusting to the New Baby
Attachment & Self Esteem
The Road to Good Self Esteem Begins in Childhood
Child Care & Work/Life Issues
Routines: Start Mornings Off on the Right Foot
Discipline, Guidance, Temperament
The Fundamentals: 7 Steps to Well-Behaved Kids
Family Routines; Play & Leisure
Good Sleep and Bedtime Habits Nourish Kids
Fears; Anxiety Related to Death, Tragedy, or War
Fears are a Normal Part of Children Growing Up
Friendship, Social Skills, Manners, Diversity
Ways to Nurture Children's Friendship Skills
Health, Nutrition, Safety, Hospitalization, Preventing Abuse
Emergency & Routine Information to Leave for Babysitters
Learning, Brain Development, Literacy & Creativity
Brain Basics: Making the Most of Children's Minds
Nature Connections & Pets
Bird Watching Helps Children Become Nature-wise
Parenting: On Being a Mom or Dad
Parents are Powerful Role Models for Children
Toddlers & Twos Development Issues
Two Year Olds: In Search of Identity and Independence
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