GIVEAWAY! March is National Reading Month, and we’re celebrating with a giveaway contest! Take the Talk, Read, Sing Pledge for a chance to win 4-pack of tickets to the San Diego Zoo and a copy of the book Karen’s Heart: […]
Can a smile help a child learn and grow? Yes! Learn more about the importance of making learning fun
First 5 San Diego is excited to be sponsoring the New Children’s Museum Toddler Time every Friday morning beginning at 10am. The virtual Toddler Time at Home takes place on the first and third Fridays of each month, and their in-person Toddler Time at the Museum takes […]
The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), First 5 San Diego, and Harder+Company Community Research recently released a study that highlights how San Diego County successfully linked student data between preschool and kindergarten, something no other county in the […]
First 5 San Diego Executive Director, Alethea Arguilez, joined KFMB to discuss childcare options and resources during the higher restrictions of the Purple Tier.
Fall is in the air. Temperatures are cooling in the evenings, leaves are changing and school is back in session. This year is unlike any year in the past for our young ones. It is important to work with our kids to ensure […]
Innovative Home Visiting Programs Offer Model Approaches That Expand Equitable Access and Increase Effectiveness for Immigrant and Refugee Families Home visiting programs offer an effective way to promote the well-being and positive long-term outcomes for at-risk children and their parents […]
To support San Diego County childcare providers offering essential services to local families during the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Diego, The San Diego Foundation, YMCA of San Diego County and Child Development Associates have launched the San Diego […]
ABC 10 News recently spoke with First 5 San Diego Executive Director Alethea Arguilez and staff member Juanita Garcia about the impact of COVID on child development in the first five years of life and the resources available for parents.
Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to form a lifelong intimate relationship with your child and has endless benefits for both mothers and their babies. Below are a list of resources for breastfeeding mothers. La Leche LeagueInformation to help […]