Richard “Dick” Brill, a former foster grandparent assigned to Bradford-Tioga Head Start classrooms recently passed away. Although he was no longer a foster grandfather in the program, his presence for several years remains in the hearts of many.
Children need to feel connected to people, places and things. It’s important for them as they learn about how things work and what they do. But being connected to other living things can teach them so much more!
Beginning at birth and going into early childhood, children use their senses to explore the world around them. This is an important part of a child’s development and is natural for babies and young children. They will rely on sensory skills as they grow into adulthood.