Fall 2014 Enrichment Classes with Your Child:
Infant Massage :
suggested ages birth to “pre-crawler”
Saturdays Sept 20—Oct 18 9-10
Caregiver will learn techniques to enhance infant’s growth/development, stimulate learning, relaxation for sleep and self-calming, relief of common ailments, and interactions that promote bonding and attachment. Find out more Benefits of Infant Massage.
Signing and Singing :
suggested ages 6 mos-3 years old
Fridays Sept 19-Nov 7 (8 weeks) 10 10-10:45
Saturday sept 20-Oct (4 weeks)11 10:15-11
Signing and singing encourages communication, socialization and parents will receive education for home carryover
Move with Me (Fall introduction of a 4-week class)
Date/time to be announce
Scholarships may be available
Fall 2014 Educational Workshops for Parents and Professionals:
How does where I put my child impacts his/her development (discussion of plagiocephaly, w-sitting, “container babies”, torticollis and importance of movement) (October, Grayslake)
Parent Approved "Santa Wishlist": suggestions of toys, games and books for all ages and a variety of prices. (November 14, Grayslake)
· Shoe Away Hunger Collection at the Rugged Maniac race ( August 2, Wilmont, WI)
· Chili Cook-Off (September 27)
· Beyond Play, Amazon Associates and Vendor Fair (November 21)
· Opportunities to Sponsor Families
2014 Awareness Events:
· Penny Posh Resale (August 2 and 3, - Round Lake Civic center, informational booth)
· Grayslake Summer Days (August 15 and 16, Grayslake, informational booth and a fun kid's activity)
· Grayslake Summer Aloft Balloon Festival (August 23, Grayslake, informational booth and a fun kid's activity)
2nd Annual Rummage Sale
Thanks for helping us exceed our goal. We raised almost $3,100! Thanks to all the volunteers and people who came out to support WeeBits!
Infant Massage Class
Our Infant Massage class helped many families with Stimulation, Relaxation,Relief, and Interaction with their babies. More classes to be offered this fall, sign up for our newsletter to receive updated dates) Infant Massage Class Flyer and Benefits of Infant Massage
Thanks to the businesses that have stepped up and made it their social mission to help WeeBits: Active Electric, New Century Plumbing, Peak Performance Action Coach, Pediatric Interactions, Wildtree representatives Donna Engelhard and Helen Trage.
Do you know of any business and/or individuals that you can introduce to WeeBits to help with future funding? The tuition of this class was able to be offered at a lower rate due to Sponsorship, donations and other community resources.
Lindenhurst Arbor Day Fair
Thanks to Ace Hardware in Grayslake for the donation so we could plant basil and give families kid-friendly recipes as they watch their plant and little one grow. We also received $84 in donations.
Supporting Your Cause Matters----CauseArt Event
Thanks to Roch Tranel and Rally Together for hosting this event that benefited WeeBits, Autism Society of IL and Black Diamond Charities. We enjoyed creating "art" on our causegear and it all went to a great cause (www.causegear.com). With the donations, we are able to sponsor an additional family for the infant massage class!
Renee and Kayla Yeo, founders of Ancient Paths, to shared tips on how essential oils can play a vital role in preventing illness and supporting your body’s own natural ability to heal itself and boost the immune system to ward off many viruses. For additional questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ChildServ Health Fair
We provided information regarding developmental screenings to the community.
Holiday Shopping Bazaar
Thanks to the many vendors, friends and families that supported us during our night of shopping. We raised almost $500 from vendor donations, raffle tickets and were able to donate some holiday gifts for local families.
The Children’s Resale July 25-27, 2013 was a GREAT success. Thanks to all the families who donated, we raised $800!