It's a big world out there for young ones to discover.
There is plenty to see and do for young children and adults at South Irving Library's early development series for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers, Discover with Me. The current series is underway from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., Wednesday mornings in September. Caregivers can read board books to their child from the special collection brought out for this unique series. In addition to books, interact with a pint-size puppet stage, an assortment of adorable soft puppets, age-appropriate Lego blocks, musical instruments, large wooden play structures, balance bicycles, tunnels, puzzles and lacing toys.* The purpose is to establish a pattern of family play time which aims to stimulate young minds and develop family bonds.
Discover with Me is mostly fun and games, yet the series also provides an enormous support for parents. Sometimes a worried mom, dad or caregiver needs someone to assure them that their child is hitting all the right milestones, or to receive a referral to someone who can provide a professional diagnosis. Each week a childcare specialist from the areas of literacy, play, language development, nutrition, safety, and overall child development is invited to observe the attendees. Parents can take this opportunity to talk with the specialist, ask questions and listen to advice gleaned from years of experience.
For more information, call (972) 721-2606.
*Toy and book selection is subject to availability.