Reading to children is essential to their development. However, many San Diego County students lack high-quality books, hindering their literacy development and educational success. Studies show that children not reading at grade level by the end of 3rd grade are […]
It’s Children’s Dental Health Month! We have teamed up with the County of San Diego’s Oral Health Program to provide tips and resources on best oral health practices for babies and kids, and how caregivers can access free dental screenings […]
First 5 San Diego Executive Director joined KSDY 50 to discuss all things First 5!
First 5 San Diego supports The Children’s Initiative’s Childhood Injury Prevention Program, which educates parents, caregivers and early childhood education staff about childhood injury prevention strategies to make homes, automobiles and communities safer for children ages 0 through 5. Childhood […]
Recently, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a $12 million investment in support of our local Child Care sector. Using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, $10 million was approved to implement the Child Care Workforce Investment Program, which will focus […]
As we start making our way into the holiday season, it’s always a good time to incorporate better food habits! Join the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative and their “5210 Every Day!” campaign. This nationally recognized, evidence-based campaign aims […]
Here are a few family friendly events happening around the County in August. We hope to see you there! Movies in the Park Join us on August 13 at Sweetwater Regional Park for a showing of Sing 2 and head […]
Our partner, UC Health Milk Bank, went on Fox 5 San Diego to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk, the challenges for working moms and donating breast milk to the Milk Bank. Learn more: www.ucmilkbank.ucsd.edu
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From pools to lakes and oceans, water in San Diego is a big way of life. Each year drowning is a leading cause of unintentional death in young kids. Keep children safe with swimming lessons, being safe around water and […]