Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Early Childhood Family Education/Community Education

Pandy King-Henke
Know what your baby is thinking months before they
can talk. Learn to communicate with your hearing
baby/toddler using sign language. It's fun and easy to
learn! Leave class knowing over 50 signs you can start
using right away with your infant/toddler. Understand what they
want and need from you. Reduce your frustration and begin
communicating with your baby using sign language. Infants are
welcome but child-care will not be provided.
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Winona Senior High School
Media Center
Fee: $15.00
To register: Please contact Community Education
at (507) 494-0900 or visit us on-line at:
(Look under Community Education - Enrichments)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Read & Run at the Rec Centers!

Read & Run Rec Center Story Times
Beginning Tues, Sept 16 Story Times will be offered at the East End Rec each Tuesday from 9-10 am led by Melissa Friebe. Story Times will be offered
at the West End Rec each Friday from 9-10 am, led by Susan Derks.

These sessions are geared for preschoolers.
In-home daycares welcome! Stories are followed by open gym time.
Sponsored by Winona Public Library, Park & Rec, & the Winona Early Childhood Initiative.
Call 452-4592 for further info.

Tuesday Story Times continue to be offered weekly at Winona Public Library at 10am, 10:30am, and 6:30pm.

Friday, September 5, 2008


Officer Kevin Kearney, on Drug Awareness
Sponsored by the Winona County Day Care Providers Association
Sept 18th from 6:30-8:30pm at
Jefferson's Pub, upstairs room
$15 at the door for those not a member of the WCDCPA.
Come educate yourself; keep you, your family, and your neighbors safe. All are invited; anyone interested in learning about Drug Awareness should attend.

Credited hours will be given by certificate if you need them.

Thursday, September 4, 2008


Kindermusik at Grace Place
Fall 2008 Schedule
66 E. 2nd Street
Winona, MN 55987

Kindermusik Village: Feathers
Instructor: Carla Burton
Newborn to 18 months
♪ 8 weekly 45-minute sessions with parent/caregiver on Thursdays at 11:00 am & 6:00 pm starting September 18
♪ Home Materials include CD, Little Bird shaker instrument, colorful picture book of birds, & set of art banners.
Cost: $37.95
♪ Tuition: $56.00

Kindermusik Sign & Sing: Session A
Instructor: Carla Burton
Children ages 6 months to 3 years
♪ 5 weekly 45-minute sessions with parent/caregiver on Thursdays at 11:00 am & 6:00 pm starting November 13
♪ Home Materials include Family Activity Guide, DVD glossary showing 60 signs, set of clip-on flashcards that feature both children & adults using family-friendly American Sign Language signs. Cost: $32.95
♪ Tuition: $35.00

Kindermusik Our Time: Wiggles & Giggles
Instructor: Cathy Kreisel
Children ages 1-1/2 to 3 years
♪ 12 weekly 45-minute lessons with parent/caregiver on Monday at 10:00 am & 6:30 pm starting September 22
♪ Home materials include 2 Music & Movement Books, a Home Activity Book, 2 CDs, a clear waterproof vinyl bag, & a pair of Zig Zag blocks. Cost: $52.95
♪ Tuition: $84.00

Kindermusik for the Young Child: Semester 3
Instructor: Cathy Kreisel
Children ages 5-7 years (Children who have not taken Semester 1-2 may also enroll).
♪ 13 75-minute lessons with parent/caregiver attending last 15 minutes on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm starting September 16
♪ Home materials include Children’s Folder, Music at Home cards & stickers, Games Bag, Family Songbook, Home CD, a dulcimer, and optional carry bag. Cost: $75.95
♪ Tuition: $104.00

Class Registration: Please call Carla at 452-2283 or Cathy at 457-9406 to register. Please include your check for the home materials and at least half of the tuition. Checks should be made out to Carla Burton or Cathy Kreisel. We appreciate enrollment at least one week before the first class session, so we can send for home materials and solidify our schedule. Classes may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment. Find a friend to enroll & receive a $5.00 rebate. Sliding fees are available; please call for more information.
Fees: Half of the tuition and all the home materials fee must be paid when registering. The second half of the tuition is due at the first class. The home materials fee must be paid in advance, as we have to order the home materials from North Carolina.


This site is for you if you're a parent, grandparent, professional, or community member who wants to support Winona's youngest citizens--kids ages 0-5.