Welcome to Early Childhood Central...

Our goal is to provide you with comprehensive and useful information relating to young children in Worcester, Massachusetts. Whether you are an Early Childhood Educator, Parent, or concerned Community Member, we hope you will find the information and resources that you need. This directory will provide you with easy access to the many resources available for children and families in the area.

Worcester Reads

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Day of Play

Looking for fun activities in each of the 6 important types of play?  Visit Play at Home to explore activities in reading play, construction play, STEM play, creative arts play, active play and music & dance play.

Mark your calendar!  This year's Day of Play is June 9, 11am to 4pm at Elm Park in Worcester! 

Free Family Festival!  Come meet The Wild Thing!  Engage in 40+ playful activities in construction, art, literature, STEM, music/dance, wellness & physical fitness, free books and giveaways! Geared for kids ages 3-10.  Rain date June 10. 

Did you know that your EBT card can get you and your family discounted admissions to many of the Commonwealth’s best museums and cultural institutions?  Visit http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dta/ebt-card-to-culture.html for more details.