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u201CWild West Dayu201D is the second of three special events planned for the children to enjoy during the summer. At the event, children will participate in a variety of fun, themed games and activities including: Toss the Bean Bag into the Cowboy Hat; Lasso the Horse (a hula hoop toss over a child-size toy horse); u201CDigging for Goldu201D (finding hidden coins in the sand); and Square Dancing, among others.

Teachers and therapists worked together to plan activities that help the students practice motor, language and social skills in a fun and unique way.

The Readiness Program provides special education services to children ages 3-5. Students who have been identified as a preschooler with a disability and have a recommendation for special education are placed in the program through their local Committee on Preschool Special Education.

Photographer: Christopher Busone