Let's get physical

For children, getting physical doesn't necessarily mean structured exercise! Children develop social emotional, cognitive and large motor skills through play. Playing and moving stimulate their senses as they experience movement and action.

Being active is good for your heart, at any age!

More ideas to get you moving

Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 18

Martin Luther king Jr was born in Atlanta, GA on January 15, 1929. We honor MLK Jr. for his work as a civil rights activist and his leadership in non-violent protests to fight for the rights of all people. Take this holiday as an opportunity to talk to kids about fairness and equality. No matter what age children can be taught about kindness and treating everyone equally!

Start a conversation with books about MLK

    Positive Parenting Awareness Month

    Celebrate and support your parents this January with Positive Parenting Awareness Month! Let’s recognize the vital role that “parents” – including birth, foster, and adoptive parents, grandparents, and other relatives or family friends – play in raising happy, healthy, thriving children. It’s your chance to encourage all types of families to seek and accept support from friends, family members, neighbors, and local resources.

    More Positive Parenting Tips

    2021 First 5 Solano Calendar

    The 2021 First 5 Solano Calendar is full of information on children's health & development, parenting support and resources for families. The calendar is absolutely FREE and it's available in English and Spanish! Order yours today by clicking below.

    Click here to order your calendar

      First 5 Center Vallejo

      The First 5 Center in Vallejo is preparing to go virtual! Classes will start on Tuesday January 19th! Their class calendar will be released the first week of January and the entire session will be virtual! Instructors will have activity bags for pick-up before class. Click below to sign up beginning January 5th!

      Vallejo First 5 Center on FaceBook

      Keeping Children Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

      What can parents do?

      Teach and supervise hand washing. Encourage mask wearing (for children over two). Teach them to cover coughs and stay 6 ft. away from people outside of their household. Keep up on well child visits and vaccines to help protect them from other diseases.

      For more info on COVID-19 and kids

           Health & Well Being  

           Early Care & Education

      Family Support


      Commission Meetings

      First 5 Solano holds regular meetings; please click this link for schedule and agenda details.

      First 5 Solano Commission Meeting
      January 12, 2021 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm 
      3375 Sonoma Boulevard, Suite 30, Vallejo, CA  94590 (public access limited, see remote access options on agenda)
      Agenda   Packet