child development

While The Salvation Army Child Development Center in Naples, Florida remains closed to ensure the health and safety of families and staff, the teachers are providing daily lessons online.

The child care center offers developmentally appropriate programs and specialized curriculum to make sure children are ready to enter Kindergarten. Before it closed temporarily due to COVID-19 precautions, it served 80 children ages 1-5 and provided a meal and two snacks each day.

Through a Facebook Group, families at home are remaining engaged and benefit from the dedication of the teachers.

“We are also seeing more activity on our page particularly between families who are looking to connect with one another and support each other,” says Captain Ben Bridges, Administrator for The Salvation Army in Naples. “Children who miss seeing their friends every day have found a new way to connect and make their time at home a bit more enjoyable!”

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