A program to engage parents in their children's early literacy and brain development.
The Welcome Baby Initiative seeks to increase the frequency in which parents talk, read, and play with their baby in order to stimulate brain development. Children’s Museum Houston has developed this custom bag that includes items designed specifically to get parents talking and engaging including:
Welcome Baby bags are distributed by persons-of-trust at partner locations such as schools, churches, WIC clinics, doctor's offices, and other community organizations.
Interested in receiving a free Welcome Baby bag to help build your baby's brain? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be connected with a Welcome Baby partner nearest you!
We are invested in all children of Houston reading at or above grade level by the end of 3rd grade.
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The Powell Foundation
Dr. Kelly Coleman
I take the booklet out everywhere we go, it has helped us to start describing everything to her and talking out the things that we are doing.