Home Based Head Start parents and children participate in an afternoon of paint, palettes, pinkies, and palms. Parents and children age 2-5 enjoyed valuable time together painting masterpieces. Tempera paint was applied on 8×10 canvases by using bubble wrap, feathers, spools, toy cars, hands, fingers, and palms.
Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation offers a Birth to 5 Home Based Head Start program. The Home Based program offers bi-monthly Learn & Play groups with age appropriate activities and outings.
Head Start is now enrolling for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Head Start is a family oriented program, based on income criteria, that helps children get a ‘head start’ on learning and families become more self-sufficient. If you do not have a child at home, but know of someone who does, please encourage them to contact IVEDC Head Start at 217-839-4431.