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Countdown To Kindergarten

Countdown to Kindergarten engages families, educators and the community to enhance early learning opportunities. It also supports the successful transition to kindergarten. The programs and activities create a continuum of services that support families from birth through kindergarten entry. It connects families in the City to Boston Public Schools (BPS). This approach ensures families register for BPS and Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK). 

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Talk, Read, Play

Talk, Read, Play
Contact: Early Childhood
  • Talk to me about feelings: it helps me manage them better.
  • Explain why you make choices; it helps me learn how to solve problems 

Upcoming Event: 

Aligned with the week of the young child, we will host a Flash Rhyme Mob on Thursday, April 6, 11:30 - 12 p.m. Sign up online and join us in a citywide event where groups of providers and children will recite rhymes, poems and sing songs at different locations across the city at the same time. View videos of some songs that will be sung at event!

  • Read with me, it helps me express my feelings and learn self-control.
  • Count and point out shapes and colors, it helps me learn to focus and remember

Upcoming Events:

  •  Social Justice literacy series (information coming soon)
  • Play and sing together with me. It helps me learn how to control my behavior and concentrate.
  •  Play games with me: it helps me learn to stay focused.

Upcoming Events:

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