Week of the Young Child celebrated in Douglas County

A variety of activities took place in Brandon-Evansville and Alexandria.

As part of Week of the Young Child, children in Alexandria listened to Chelsea Lee of KIK-FM give instructions for playing "Head, shoulders, knees and toes."
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Children played games, showed their creativity, learned new things and had fun during Week of the Young Child in Douglas County.

The events associated with the celebration were postponed until later in April because of weather concerns. Brandon-Evansville Early Education organized several activities the week of April 18-22, and Alexandria celebrated on Thursday, April 28 with a “Play & Learn” event at Woodland Elementary.

Families check out the Trail, Trike and Truck event on Thursday, April 21 at the Evansville Fire Hall as part of Week of the Young Child.
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A sticker station was part of the Brandon-Evansville Week of the Young Child celebration in the Evansville City Hall. Shown above, left to right, are Evie, Carter and Ruby Meissner.
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A mom and daughter wait patiently for their balloon animal. Clueless the Balloon Twister tied many balloon animals for children attending the Play and Learn event.
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