PCHP in the News

  • Hot Chocolate Time!

    What better drink is there in the winter than hot chocolate?! Make some hot chocolate together with your children. Explain the steps, and have them help measure the chocolate and stir it into the milk. If you have them, let them count how many marshmallows they want. Then while drinking hot chocolate together, read one…Read More

  • Celebrate Winter with Books and Penguins!

    As the days get shorter and colder, it is time to officially celebrate the start of Winter! This means time to break out the hot chocolate, boots, and mittens! Talk with your child about some of their favorite winter activities. Below you will find some books and an activity to help you and your child…Read More

  • Paper Plate Snowman

    As the days are getting colder and the season is beginning to change, children in many parts of the country are getting excited about the possibility of snow (and if you live some place where snow is unlikely, this is a great way to get to build a snowman anyway!).     You Will Need:…Read More

  • Color Sorting Turkey

    Here is a great art activity to do together on “Turkey Day”, you can also use it as a game to explore colors!   You Will Need: 1 large paper plate 1 small paper plate (or cut a circle from a large plate) Assorted construction paper Scissors Glue Pencil 2 googly eyes (or use markers/paint…Read More

  • Pat the Bunny Craft

    This simple activity is a combination of a number of different bunny crafts found on Pinterest. Note for other activities – the sticky side of contact paper is also an easy surface for collage activities and more. You Will Need: Simple bunny template (many free versions are available on pinterest) Contact paper Glue* Tag board…Read More

  • Bilingual Child Month

    PCHP is proud to be partnering with parents and families to prepare the next generation of bilingual children, working with families in their home language, and preparing children to succeed in English in school. Parents give their children a gift when they raise them to be bilingual. As a Zero to Three article reports the different…Read More

  • A Day At The Zoo

    Visiting a zoo is a great activity that can be enjoyed year round, there are always interesting animals to see. Reading about the zoo is a wonderful way to bring the zoo and the diverse array of animals there into your home. Here are some great books about the zoo and the animals that live…Read More

  • Fall!

    Fall is here – school has started, the days are getting cooler, animals are getting ready for winter, and soon the leaves will start to change colors. This is a great time to learn with your child about the changing of the seasons – the colors, foods, and weather they will experience in the coming months.…Read More

  • Back to School

    As summer break has come to an end, parents and children are thinking about the new school year, and getting ready for back to school! Whether your child is starting school for the first time, or returning for another year, it can be an exciting and scary time for children. Here are some tips and…Read More

  • Labor Day Fun

    Labor Day is always celebrated the first Monday of September, and for many of us it marks the start of school and the end of summer vacation. It is also an important moment to acknowledge people across the country who work so hard in many different types of jobs to make sure we have food,…Read More