The city of Surprise has added an early childhood room to its resource center to help parents who come to the center to search for jobs and use community resources.
The city recently celebrated the launch of its new “Launchpad” playroom with a community event during which residents could tour the room at the Surprise Resource Center, which was created in partnership with First Things First (FTF). The Launchpad was designed as a developmentally friendly room to create a safe, fun and educational space for children up to age 5 to explore their imagination and encourage creativity, according to a press release.
FTF staff and staff from the Human Service and Community Vitality department also be participated in the launch of the playroom.
FTF is a statewide organization that funds early education and health programs for children as old as 5 to help them prepare for and be successful in kindergarten.