Committee for Children Blog
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Welcoming a New Neighbor—Activity

Learning how to welcome new people to the neighborhood is fun and easy with this game for preschoolers and their families.

Age 3-5—In this game adapted from the Second Step: Social-Emotional Skills for Early Learning Program, you can help your child practice the skill of welcoming someone new.… Read More


Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

Is giving thanks something we can do on a daily basis with and around our children? Absolutely! CFC's parenting blogger Melissa Benaroya walks us through just how to do it.

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Cultivating Character

Can character traits be cultivated through social-emotional learning? Melissa Benaroya walks us through specific ways to support and nurture the character traits you may want to see in your children. 

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