PCHP in the News

  • Process Driven Art

    Process driven art may be an abstract term you have heard, but here is a description of what it is and how you can use it to do creative, engaging, age-appropriate art activities with young children. What is process driven art? How does it differ from product driven art? How can you use process driven…Read More

  • Time to Spread the Love

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day by helping your child create valentines for siblings and family members or a bouquet for someone special! Then enjoy some of our favorite books celebrating the happiness of love.          Make a valentine butterfly (with or without the lollipop!) You will need: Construction paper (multiple colors) Lollipops/pipe cleaners/popsicle sticks…Read More

  • Black History Month

    In recognition of Black History Month, here is a list of wonderful books to share with your children, this month and every month. Stories of real people and historical events, evocative tales of everyday life, many with beautiful illustrations – these stories are meaningful, thought provoking, and entertaining; and all of them are great read-alouds.…Read More

  • Super Bowl LII

    It’s Super Bowl Sunday! The New England Patriots vs. the Philadelphia Eagles… or is it really Massachusetts PCHP sites vs. Philadelphia PCHP sites? Massachusetts PCHP sites reach over 1350 families. Philadelphia PCHP sites, while just in year two of implementation, reach almost 200 families. PCHP families, children, and staff in both locations are showing their…Read More

  • Dublin Inquirer, 1/31/18   In the Docklands, An Effort to Close the Word Gap

      After she signed up to the Parent Child Home Programme, María Hernández Cannon had a wowza moment. She realised she needed to change how she read to her son. “I was like, ‘Hang on a minute, I’ve been doing everything wrong,”‘ she said. She started to talk to him differently, and to give him…Read More