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The Story of Our Imagination Event

All families are invited to our annual END-OF-YEAR CELEBRATION! View the classroom storybooks, make and take a bookmark, visit the “Meet the Author” photo station, and enjoy different performances throughout the evening! Friday, May 31st 5 – 6:30 pm Discovery Center in Maple Plain Thank you for another memorable year!

5 Simple Ways to Encourage Brain Development

DID YOU KNOW? Research tells us that about 80 percent of brain growth happens in the first three years of young person’s life. As a parent or caregiver, there are basic ways you can help encourage brain development in your little one. Maximize love, manage stress Talk, sing and point Count, group and compare Explore through movement… 5 Simple Ways to Encourage Brain Development

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Welcome New Staff to Our Team!

The Orono Early Learning team is excited to announce the addition of new staff to our team! Grace Jardio – Early Learning Program Assistant I went to Bethel University for a degree in Psychology and am now living in Golden Valley with my husband. We have two dogs, a Husky named Rikku and a Border… Welcome New Staff to Our Team!

Transitioning to Kindergarten

Is your child making the exciting transition to Kindergarten this fall? What can be done to make this a smooth change for your future Kindergartener student and your family? Click here for simple tips!  

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