early childhood education


toy library

This program will return at a later date, all due-dates for presently checked-out toys are suspended until further notice. Our toy lending library provides opportunities for families and early education providers to engage with toys and games.

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Found at several locations throughout the county, Born Learning Trails offer ten activity stations with serve and return activities for parents, grandparents, caregivers and children birth to 5! 

Family events

Check back this fall for open gym, yoga, play groups and more!

delaware speech & hearing center

Please join us for Early Childhood Virtual Playgroups, every Thursday in June from 5-5:30 via Zoom! Email contact@delawareshc.org to register or for additional information.

To register for a screening without charge, please call the Delaware Speech and Hearing Center at (740) 369-3650. 

syntero Early Childhood Mental Health 
Tele-health options are currently available. In person visits will return in the fall. Visit Syntero to learn more.

Explore new ways to engage with your children alongside other parents in this free 4-part parenting series. Check on Strengthening Families Facebook under events for dates and times. Visit Syntero to learn more.

childcare provider roundtable

Every other month, directors of childcare centers and home-based providers gather to discuss innovations in trends in their field and provide professional development and data collection opportunities. If you are a provider interested in joining, please contact Kelsey Fox.