Math Talk

More, empty, full, heavy, long, many, small, one, two, same, over, under, in, out, square and circle. Talking doesn’t just get our children ready to read. It grows their math concepts also.The more early math concepts children have before they … Continue reading

7400 Books!

Parents and children have chosen and taken home 7400 books from the Adams County Health Department! Thank you Adams County for collecting 7400 books so far. Congratulations to Adams County Health Department for displaying the books. Congratulations to parents and … Continue reading

A Big Thanks to Community Foundation

Debbie Niederhauser, Regional Superintendent of Schools, is seen here with Andy Sprague, Chairman of the Community Foundation Board of Directors. Ready Set Grow is very grateful for financial support from Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.  When … Continue reading

JWCC Students Share Books

Some John Wood Community College education majors shared books with parents and children at Adams County Health Department’s Reading: A Healthy Habit program.  Congratulations to the parents because the seeds of school success are planted early. Thank you to the … Continue reading

Ready Set Grow at the Park

Learning and language development happen everywhere.  United Way of Adams County celebrated the installation of the first Born Learning Trail. Parents and caregivers can have fun with their children and help their language grow by following the activities on the … Continue reading

RSG Kids Take Action

What if we all do something that will change everything?  Third graders at Adams School took the challenge to get little ones ready for kindergarten. Under the direction of music teacher Sarah Guilford, they wrote and illustrated a children’s book, … Continue reading