Little Wonders Week 13 Announcements
Sun, Nov 22 1:21pm

Week 13: November 23-27

ON OUR CALENDARS  

11/23-27 - No Classes. Happy Thanksgiving!

11/23-24 - Holiday Drives Drop-off at Little Wonders

12/1-3 - Holiday Drives Drop-off at Little Wonders

12/8 - December Virtual Board Meeting

12/1-10 - Holiday Shopping Online, Five Little Monkeys

 

HOLIDAY DRIVES IN SUPPORT OF LIFEMOVES

In keeping with Little Wonders’ tradition of community outreach over the holidays, we are again partnering with LifeMoves, a non-profit organization in San Mateo dedicated to sheltering and assisting homeless families with small children, to collect new items that they are in need of and to help provide their clients some holiday cheer. Due to the pandemic, these drives are slightly modified from how we’ve run them in the past, and we wholly appreciate that families may not be in a position to give this year. However, if you are looking for a tangible, child-accessible way to give to our local community this season, please consider contributing in any of the following ways:

Holiday $20 Gift Card Drive. LifeMoves is asking for donations of $20 physical gift cards to either Amazon, Walmart, or Target that can be passed out to their client families. Hand-made holiday cards with generic holiday messages are welcomed with the gift cards  (one gift card per holiday card) if you would like to add a personal element, but they are not required. The gift cards can either be mailed to LifeMoves c/o Donna Hope, 181 Constitution Dr, Menlo Park, CA 94025 before December 7 or you can drop them off at Little Wonders on the dates listed below for delivery to LifeMoves. 

Diaper & Inclement Weather Items Drive. LifeMoves is in need of the following new & unused items, which can be dropped off at Little Wonders for delivery to LifeMoves:

  • Unopened packages of diapers (all sizes, though especially sizes 4-6) and pull-ups 
  • Diaper wipes
  • Bed linens (twin, full)
  • Hand and bath towels
  • Blankets
  • Children’s clothing
  • Hats, gloves, scarves
  • Umbrellas
  • Rain ponchos
  • Thermal Hand Warmers

Please bring any items you wish to donate to Little Wonders on the following drop-off dates. More drop-off dates will be offered in the future, or feel free to contact Chrissy, VP Liaison, at liaison@littlewonders.org, to arrange an alternate drop-off/pick-up time. And thank you!

Little Wonders Drop-off Times:

  • Monday, November 23, 9:30-11:30a
  • Tuesday, November 24, 9:30-11:30a
  • Tuesday, December 1, 10a-2p
  • Wednesday, December 2, 10a-2p
  • Thursday, December 3, 10a-2p

 

SHOP FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS AND GIVE BACK TO LITTLE WONDERS!

Ready to start holiday shopping? Shop online at Five Little Monkeys toy store between December 1st and December 10th and Little Wonders will receive 15% back! When shopping enter code WONDERS2020. Take advantage of free local delivery and free shipping on all orders over $150! Local deliveries will be made in nondescript brown paper bags so as to avoid ruining any surprises. Five Little Monkeys offers free gift wrapping and a unique selection of the best educational toys, games and books for children. This is for online purchases only made through December 1-10. 

 

MIREILLE AVAILABLE FOR FREE PRIVATE CONSULTATION 

Please take advantage of this opportunity for free 30 minute consultations with Director Mireille! Consultation topics can range from sibling conflicts, eating, sleeping and discipline issues to problem-solving family concerns like childcare, return to work, and more! She looks forward to connecting with families and easing the load on other staff members. You are welcome to email her at director@littlewonders.org to set up an appointment. She is available most weekdays and evenings and occasional weekends, when needed, either by phone or zoom. 

 

HALLOWEEN FESTIVITY PHOTOS ON SHUTTERFLY 

Check out our Shutterfly site for photos from the Little Wonders Halloween festivities!

Shutterfly: https://littlewonders.shutterfly.com/  (pw: LWFamily)

 

KEEPSAKES STILL AVAILABLE

There are more pieces left so please email Mireille at director@littlewonders.org if you’d like to buy any more pieces for those special people in your lives who have everything! A special piece with your little one’s hands or feet and decorated specifically for them are great gifts! 

 

CHECK OUT OUR BLOG!

We’ve got a new blog post coming up, be sure to check it out here: www.littlewonders.com/blog

 

FOLLOW, REVIEW, & RATE US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram. We regularly post content that is interesting and relevant for families with infants and toddlers! We’d also love to hear from you on our Facebook page, NextDoor, and Yelp! We have some great 5 star ratings on social media but WE NEED MORE! Please take a moment to write us a review or rate us on Facebook, NextDoor, or Yelp so that other families can see how valuable our school and community is. Spread the word!

 

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Tel: 650.348.0736

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Primary.com: www.primary.com/school/littlewonders, code LITTLEWONDERS

Scholastic Books: www.Scholastic.com/bookclubs, Activation code “GKC39”