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Dads Take Your Child to School Day 2013

On September 17, 2013, LYFE participated in Dads Take Your Child to School Day for the third year, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Fatherhood Initiative and its citywide partners. LYFE hosted events across all 5 boroughs, providing fathers with interactive activities.  Over 30 fathers including grandfathers attended the celebration.  Dads and their children made smoothies, created artwork, danced and read.  Dads were excited to learn new ways to have fun with their children, while encouraging development of their children’s social, fine motor, cognitive and language skills. The day ended with many smiles and memorable moments captured in the Picture Gallery below.

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LYFE experienced the impact of fatherhood outreach firsthand, as 12 new fathers visited LYFE for the first time, taking an active role in their children’s early childhood education.  LYFE is proud to be partner in the citywide efforts to involve and celebrate dads!