Become a KP&L Affiliate
Child Care Resources coordinates a state-wide network of affiliate family support organizations, schools, and libraries that provide more than 80 group sessions per week. To ensure every group's success, we provide:
Materials, such as the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Planning Handbook and Tool Kit and the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Caregiver Lesson Guides
Consultation and technical assistance to schools and community based organizations on planning and implementation
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Interested in hosting a KP&L group in your community? Email us here!
KP&L prepares children for kindergarten!
Year after year, our annual evaluation finds that Kaleidoscope Play & Learn groups lead to positive impacts on families and their children.
Over 70% of caregivers reported increases in all the 14 outcomes indicator – knowledge and understanding quality care of young children, caregiver-child behaviors that support positive child development and social network or support
89% of caregivers reported feeling more supported in their community since they began participating in KPL
85% of caregivers reported giving the children in their care more opportunities to learn and try new things
78% of participating caregivers better understand the role they play in helping the child in their care prepare for kindergarten since joining Kaleidoscope Play & Learn.
What Parents and Caregivers Say
“I think my child has learned quickly and benefits from the program every day. I put into practice what you teach us to help my child in their development. I have seen the importance of reading to him and taking time to play with him and to see his learning progress.”
Mother of 1 year old
Translated from Spanish
“After participating in Play and Learn, my granddaughter has become more active, enjoys talking, singing songs and learned to count. I have learned how to play with children. I enjoy playing with my granddaughter and learning about how she develops. Thank you teacher--you guys work hard!”
Grandmother with 2 year old
Translated from Chinese
“I have set time for my child to play and read. My time is more organized and I feel like I'm on the right path to getting my child ready for school.”
Mother of 4 year old
Translated from Somali
“Before I found out about this program, I felt isolated and the kids in my care did not have opportunities to socialize, especially with a diverse group of people. Now we are part of a loving and diverse community!”
Nanny for 1 year old
For questions and to learn more about Kaleidoscope Play & Learn, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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