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K-State childhood development expert shares tips for improving learning


 Reading with children builds social, mental skills more rapidly

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Kids are our future. In our community of Atchison, we Believe in Opportunities forOur Kids. One opportunity we think is important is being ready to read when our kids start school. On this website you will discover lots of opportunities for kids, parents, childcare providers, other community professionals and our community. Grab a book from the library - but also check out our BOOK resources. Reading is a skill that lasts a lifetime. CHECK US OUT.

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Diane Nielson

Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, 4-H Agent
Phone: 913-833-5450