CFVI/LSSVI to Host Play & Learn Tent at St. Croix Agrifest 2019

Interactive Demonstrations and Activities Will Engage Children and Families

(U.S. Virgin Islands) – The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands invite children and families to visit their Play & Learn Tent at the 48th Annual Agricultural and Food Fair, February 16-18 at the Fairgrounds on St. Croix.

The Play & Learn Tent is designed to encourage children and parents to engage together in play and developmentally appropriate activities. This year’s event will emphasize hands-on activities such as slime-making and flower painting to promote learning through fun. Early childhood professionals from LSSVI’s Early Head Start Program will guide children and their parents through the activities.

Make sure you get your “Talk at the Fair” handout! Available in both English and Spanish, this guide provides prompts for families with children to talk about what they see and do at the Fair! Families who return a completed “Talk at the Fair” handout will be entered for a raffle prize. Also, CFVI’s annual Fatherhood Collaborative t-shirts will be available for pick-up by fathers.

Follow CFVI on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CFVirginIslands for the most up-to-date information about the Play & Learn Tent.

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Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands

For more than 25 years the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has been a catalyst for positive change in the Territory through initiatives committed to youth, learning, family support and the environment. With a professional staff and a volunteer Board of Directors composed of community leaders, CFVI is a trusted advocate and supporter of programs that ensure opportunity and sustainability for current and future generations. Most recently, CFVI has been serving as a vehicle for receiving and distributing funds to support hurricane relief efforts throughout the Territory. In addition to providing administrative oversight to over 100 named funds and programs, CFVI is focused on meeting the emergency, intermediate and long-term needs of children, youth and families in the aftermath of two Category 5 hurricanes. CFVI is a registered non-profit organization entirely supported by individual donors, grants, trusts, corporate donations and estate planning.

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