Our Stand

July 2022 • Stories
First 5 Humboldt sponsored an evening workshop presented by Nature Explore for Childcare Providers during our Spring 2022 Symposium. The “Heart Centered Self-Care” workshop focused on supporting childcare providers to find…
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Fun Self-Care Kits Perks for Workshop Attendance

July 2022 • Stories
First 5 Humboldt sponsored an evening workshop presented by Nature Explore for Childcare Providers during our Spring 2022 Symposium. The “Heart Centered Self-Care” workshop focused…
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Family Movie Nights Offer Opportunity for Community, Social-Emotional Learning

June 2022 • Stories
First 5 Humboldt has already sponsored two free Family Movie Nights in partnership with the Arcata Playhouse in their Circus Tent in Arcata. It made…
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IMPACT Participants completed a total of 757.5 Professional Development hours in 2021-2022

June 2022 • Stories
The First-5-California-funded program, Improve and Maximize Programs so All Children Thrive (IMPACT) just completed the second year of its grant cycle. The IMPACT program is…
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Engagement Through Music

April 2022 • Stories
A father at a play group came to me after a music session and said he had waited for months for his son to show…
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Creating Music Together Supports Connections for Families, Children

March 2022 • Stories
First 5 Humboldt sponsored online music classes for much of the first year of Covid. In July 2021, we had an outdoor music session with…
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Parental Resilience is Key to Thriving Families

February 2022 • Stories
What is Resilience? “Resilience, simply defined, means the ability to recover from difficult life experiences, and often to be strengthened by and even transformed by…
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Early Childhood Education Professional Development

December 2021 • Stories
Helping Hands Grant Childcare Provider Testimonial “When I applied for and received a Helping Hands grant with First 5 Humboldt, it provided me with an…
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The First 5 Years of Life

November 2021 • Stories
The experiences that a child has in their first five years of life are pivotal for lifelong health and wellbeing. The science clearly shows that…
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