First 5 Traveling Children's Activity Center Heads to Oxnard

First 5 Express will be hosting fun educational children's activities to foster early childhood development
By: First 5 Ventura County
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OXNARD, Calif. - Nov. 5, 2019 - PRLog -- First 5 Ventura County is excited to welcome The First 5 Express in bringing hands-on activities and prizes for the whole family. On Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. First 5 Ventura County, in partnership with Child Development Resources of Ventura County, Inc. (CDR) will be hosting The First 5 Express[LA1]  at the CDR Headquarters on 221 E Ventura Blvd, Oxnard

The First 5 Express is a bilingual children's activity center that travels across California to inspire families to understand the importance of a child's earliest years and the positive impact they can have on brain development through talking, reading, and singing. The event is ideal for children ages 5 and under.

"We like to focus on supplemental development, child literacy and getting habits started early," said Elizabeth, a staff member of First 5 Express. "We read, color, sing and give the kids bilingual stories to take home, along with a maraca to make music at home with their families."

Various activities offered include coloring stations, story and music time, karaoke and the "Sing-Along" Wheel which tests your knowledge of nursery rhyme favorites.

Additionally, The First 5 Express will be at The Camarillo Library celebrating Comic-con on November 9 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Costumes are encouraged as children of all ages are invited to join in the fun for mini-workshops, games and virtual reality demos.

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         First 5 Express Workshop and Child Activity Center

WHEN:          Friday, November 8, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE:         Child Development Resources of Ventura County, 221 E Ventura Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93036


:          First 5 Express at Camarillo Comic-Con®

WHEN:          Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE:       Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo CA 93010

About First 5 Ventura County

Research shows that a child's brain develops most dramatically in the first five years and what parents and caregivers do during these years to support their child's growth will have a significant impact throughout life. Based on this research, First 5 Ventura County was created by voters in 1998 to invest Ventura County's allocation of funds from California's voter-approved Proposition 10 tax 50 cents-per-pack tax on tobacco. F5VC invests these revenues in programs and services for children prenatal -5 that support children's health, early learning, and strong families, including our nationally recognized Neighborhoods for Learning (NfLs).

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