Thank you for your interest in our upcoming family event, Books, Balls and Blocks event. Our event will be held on Saturday, July 23rd from 10:30am-12:30pm at Big Hugs Childcare Center, 619 Union Ave Middlesex, NJ 08846. The is a free, fun event for families with children from birth to 5 years old (older siblings welcome!) which will include family fun activities, information on child development, and community resources. Space is limited! To register for this event please fill out the form below
Books, Blocks, and Balls (BBB) is a free interactive family and community event that features themed learning activity stations in which children can engage in. One of the main focuses of the event is child-led play. BBB also offers a free child developmental screening, The Ages and Stages Questionnaire -3 (ASQ-3) for children ages 1 month -5 years old. The screening is completed by parents/guardians/caregivers to help track their child’s developmental milestones. By attending our event families also gain connection to several community resources and more!
Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3: The Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 (ASQ-3) is a reliable and accurate developmental screening for children ages 1 month to 5 years old. The screening is completed by parents/guardians/caregivers and reviewed and scored by trained professionals. By using parent/guardian/caregiver’s knowledge, the screening has been specifically created to capture a child’s progress and skills, as well as catch if there is a risk for a developmental delay- the screening does not give a diagnosis. The screening focuses on important areas of development including Communication, Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Problem Solving Skills, and Personal-Social. If you are interested in completing a free screening for your child or would like to learn more please fill out the form below or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For Child Care Providers/Centers: Are you interested in introducing a free developmental screening to your parents at your center/program? To learn more, contact us at email@example.com
For Community Partners: Are you interested in participating in our BBB events? Here are some examples who can support: Parents, child care centers, pediatric offices, social services agencies, schools, grocery stores, recreation centers, food banks, Family Success Centers, Early Intervention, and much more!
Here is a list of ways you can participate: volunteering, vendor, hosting (providing venue space), co-partner, donations, workshops, and much more.
Contact us today if you have any questions of if you would like to learn more!