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Posted on January 12, 2022 by Christine Crosby in 

Grand Connections – Sign Up For FREE Grandparent Workshop

Grand Connections

Grandparents are a cornerstone of child care for kids under five.

About Grand Connections

The Grand Connections workshop series provides a place for grandparent caregivers to:

  • Connect with other grandparents who share their experiences
  • Learn strategies to collaborate with their adult children
  • Explore the latest guidance on child development: sleep, screen time, meals/nutrition, managing challenging behavior, and building learning into everyday moments.

The Grand Connections program includes:

  • Seven 90-minute workshops, each with an hour for group discussion followed by a 30-minute read-aloud and project grandparents and grandchildren can enjoy together.
  • Options for online or in-person delivery
  • Options for grandparents providing part-time or custodial care
  • A full set of detailed lesson plans for each workshop
  • Handouts and PowerPoints in both English and Spanish

The program is free.

  • See our Facilitator’s Guide to learn about program design and delivery
  • Read our Program Evaluation Report
  • Hear from grandparents who participated in the program
  • Review a sample lesson:
    • Lesson 1A: Grandparents Sharing the Care
    • Lesson 1B: Grandparents Providing Custodial Care
  • Watch a webinar introducing the program

Download Program Materials

To receive a link to a complete set of free program materials (facilitator’s guide, lesson plans, handouts, slides, and grandparent films), please complete the form below.

Click here to sign up

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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