CRC provides resources and bilingual early learning opportunities to Family, Friend and Neighbor Informal Caregivers through playgroups and workshops. The playgroups are suitable for families, caregivers and child care providers with a special focus on supporting informal providers such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, nannies, neighbors and friends. Check back here often as we add more resources specific to Family, Friend and Neighbor caregivers.
Talk Read Sing Bilingual Playgroup
Join us to learn about the importance of talking reading and singing with your young child. Participate in bilingual songs, rhymes, story time, puppet play and creative projects.
Children 0-5 years old and their caregivers.
Families, caregivers and child care providers with a special focus on supporting informal providers such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, nannies, neighbors and friends.
Drop-in (no need to pre-register). Caregiver participation is required.
Developed by Bright by Three, Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to parents and caregivers of children prenatal to five. Available in English and Spanish; the messages are comprised of research-based content from Bright by Three and partners such as PBS, Vroom, and Sesame Street. More information here.
Footsteps2Briliance is a literacy app provided by the Napa County Office of Education. It is free to all children living in Napa County. This engaging app targets specifically birth-3rd grade and includes over 1,000 books in Spanish and English; it has been backed by rigorous research and has been successfully implemented in the State-funded preschools in Napa County. Please note that the app requires registration on the website and the creation of a secret code before it can be downloaded on a mobile device.
Stanford University’s TIPS by TEXT is a text messaging program designed for family, friends, and others who take care of children under the age of 5 years. Our goal is to help you support children’s development by providing information and fun activities for you to do with children. Sign up here.
Vroom is a Seattle-based developer of quality early learning apps and tools funded by the Bezos Family Foundation. Vroom was developed by a group of more than a dozen leading researchers in neuroscience, psychology, behavioral economics, parenting and early childhood development. Among other tools, Vroom has created an easy to use bilingual, individualized quality early learning app. The app provides daily ideas on how to implement learning opportunities in everyday life.