PAT hosts “wild” event

December 6, 2013 

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Parents and children enjoyed a “wild” time at an event hosted by the Harrisonville School District’s Parents As Teachers program.

“Wild and Wacky” was held in two sessions – one in the morning and one in the evening. “Wild and Wacky” is an event held twice each year focusing on physical activity at which children crawl, climb and slide through an obstacle course made up of large soft objects.

Parents As Teachers is a free program provided by the Harrisonville School District for parents of children ages birth to five. PAT offers parents a variety of resources including a semi-annual newsletter, home visits with certified parent educators, developmental screenings, play groups and many special events.

PAT offers playgroup every Tuesday when school is in session at 9:30 a.m. at the Early Childhood Center. Children can play, do crafts and socialize with other children.

PAT helps parents become involved in their child’s education from the beginning. It also offers children the opportunity to interact with other children their age and have lots of fun at the same time.

For more information about the Parents As Teacher program, call 816-380-4421, ext. 2805.

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