Adult/Child Learning OpportunitiesGrandmother reads to child

Sometimes families are interested in non-traditional preschool opportunities.  Here are some examples of adult/child opportunities for learning, socializing and developing.

  • Playgroups at child care centers or preschools
  • Pat Catan’s offers weekly story time and monthly craft times
  • Barnes & Noble in Fairlawn offers weekly story times and games nights
  • Lowes offers Build and Grow kid's clinics weekly on Saturdays.
  • Home Depot offers FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 - 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Step 2 Store-free play Tuesday and Thursday. Store is located on Aurora Hudson Rd. in Streetsboro. 330-650-5186
  • Toy Resource Lending Library at United Disability Services; 701 S. Main St. in Akron
  • Parent Group at Asian Services In Action, 330-329-9568
  • Check to see if your area has a Spark Program? SPARK is a program that helps children get ready for kindergarten by building reading, language, and social skills.
  • Library story times
  • MOPS (mothers of preschoolers) groups
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