A CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Definition   INVESTMENT   Early Childhood          is     up to age 8*2006 Perry High Scope Study
WHY                               INVESTMENT                               The quality of childrens experiences during    ...
WHY                             INVESTMENT       In addition to early childhood being the most important period           ...
WHY                             INVESTMENT                           “Each US$1 invested in                               ...
JAMAICA TODAY           INVESTMENT    2700                       60 childreninstitutions                       per        ...
;          JAMAICA TODAY                      INVESTMENT     Approximately            RESULT    50% of children     Childr...
;                                                                            INVESTMENT                            What Ki...
endorsed by                       WHAT                   INVESTMENT              Put a LEARNING KIT in each               ...
Learning Kits          One For Each Institution                                     INVESTMENT     240 crayons       10 bo...
Learning Kits         One For Each Institution                                    INVESTMENT      240 crayons       10 boo...
Why These Learning Materials                     INVESTMENT Books and ABC/123              Balls, blocks,blocks build lite...
$$$               HOW                      INVESTMENT                                  In-KindDo Good Jamaica/Crayons Coun...
Learning + Awareness         INVESTMENTH:   Home – Bring Something From HomeE:   Explain, Explain, ExplainL:   Lend A Hand...
Learning + Awareness           INVESTMENT                  +      Full PageECC Curriculum        ECC Tips
Learning and Awareness   INVESTMENT
Learning + Awareness                     INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
Learning + Awareness                     INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
Learning + Awareness                     INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
Learning + Awareness                     INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
Learning + Awareness   INVESTMENT     School Tour
Learning + Awareness   INVESTMENT    Branded Vehicles
Learning + Awareness           INVESTMENT     Easy Lyme – March 29th     Dentist Day – April 28thEarly Childhood Expo – Ju...
TIMELINES        INVESTMENT    STARTED ALREADYEND DATE FOR COLLECTION     AUGUST 6 2012    DISTRIBUTION    SEPTEMBER 2012
CLOSING THOUGHT                                INVESTMENTNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens ...
ONLINE            INVESTMENT  www.dogoodjamaica.org/crayonscount                items               targets           dona...
CONTACT                           INVESTMENT     Deika Morrison                Kerri-Ann Allendeika@dogoodjamaica.org     ...
INVESTMENTTHANK YOU
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Crayons Count is a campaign to support Early Childhood Education in Jamaica. We aim to put a learning kit in every basic schools across Jamaica.

Together, we can shape a generation.

Donate today. www.dogoodjamaica.org/crayonscount

BASIC KIT: crayons, books, balls, blocks, puppets, kids scissors, paper, play dough

COMPLETE KIT: BASIC + puzzles, manipulatives, paints, kids paintbrushes, glue sticks

ALL NON-TOXIC and for kids under 8

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  1. 1. A CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  2. 2. Definition INVESTMENT Early Childhood is up to age 8*2006 Perry High Scope Study
  3. 3. WHY INVESTMENT The quality of childrens experiences during the early years affect how they develop physically cognitively emotionally socially Children learn best and fastest at this time. Children who get good care, are highly socialized and receive quality stimulation during their early years are: Healthier Get along better with others Learn faster and do better in preschool, primary and high school and later in life*2006 Perry High Scope Study
  4. 4. WHY INVESTMENT In addition to early childhood being the most important period for human development as the time of most rapid brain growth major benefit higher educational attainment some social benefitsREDUCED crime, violence and incarceration rates REDUCED dependence on social services REDUCED teen pregnancy *2006 Perry High Scope Study
  5. 5. WHY INVESTMENT “Each US$1 invested in early childhood development yields a cumulative economic return to society of US$17, a better return than any stock investment, with US$12 directly benefitting the public. Of the public return: 88% came from crime savings 4% from education 7% from increased taxes paid on higher earnings 1% from welfare savings”*2006 Perry High Scope Study
  6. 6. JAMAICA TODAY INVESTMENT 2700 60 childreninstitutions per institution SERIOUS Lack Of Learning Materials NEED FOR INCREASED AWARENESS ofImportance of Early Childhood Education + Good Early Childhood Practices*2006 Perry High Scope Study
  7. 7. ; JAMAICA TODAY INVESTMENT Approximately RESULT 50% of children Children always trying to catch up. enter primary Sub-optimal performance at primary and secondary and tertiary level school Contributing to unprepared for the $20 Billion what they are annual expected to remedial learn. education costs
  8. 8. ; INVESTMENT What Kids Learn In Basic School Basics of Literacy and Numeracy: text moves from left to right, how to Manners: please, thank you, sound out words, how to write their you’re welcome names, how to read and write and understand certain texts, how to add Values: sharing, and subtract. cooperation, caring, trust Motor Skills: for example, using a Self-Confidence: crayon which is the basis for writing about themselves and About Jamaica: the National Pledge, to value themselves; the National Anthem, National Symbols. Money, The Weather, Dates, Time, Weights, Scales, Safety and much more *2006 Perry High Scope Study
  9. 9. endorsed by WHAT INVESTMENT Put a LEARNING KIT in each early childhood institution60 children per across Jamaica.institution 2700 institutions INCREASE AWARENESS of the importance of early childhood education + good early childhood practices
  10. 10. Learning Kits One For Each Institution INVESTMENT 240 crayons 10 books4 pairs of kids scissors 4 packs of paper 4 puppets 4 tubs of play dough 2 sets of blocks 2 balls
  11. 11. Learning Kits One For Each Institution INVESTMENT 240 crayons 10 books4 pairs of kids scissors 4 packs of paper 4 puppets 4 tubs of play dough 2 sets of blocks 2 balls
  12. 12. Why These Learning Materials INVESTMENT Books and ABC/123 Balls, blocks,blocks build literacy and puzzles,numeracy skills manipulatives etc. teach fine and gross motor skills,Mastering colouring in the movement andlines is the basis of writing coordination. Puppets helpPlay dough and all children to learnart and craft items life lessonsallow children to Sharing crayonsexpress themselves and play doughand be creative teaches cooperation and exchange
  13. 13. $$$ HOW INVESTMENT In-KindDo Good Jamaica/Crayons Count BNS Account # Knutsford Blvd Branch J$ 930288 BNS US$ 930287 Drop Off PointsBulk / Wholesale Factory Direct Storage, Assembly & Distribution
  14. 14. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENTH: Home – Bring Something From HomeE: Explain, Explain, ExplainL: Lend A HandP: Pocket
  15. 15. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENT + Full PageECC Curriculum ECC Tips
  16. 16. Learning and Awareness INVESTMENT
  17. 17. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
  18. 18. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
  19. 19. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
  20. 20. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENTDo Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
  21. 21. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENT School Tour
  22. 22. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENT Branded Vehicles
  23. 23. Learning + Awareness INVESTMENT Easy Lyme – March 29th Dentist Day – April 28thEarly Childhood Expo – June 22, 23
  24. 24. TIMELINES INVESTMENT STARTED ALREADYEND DATE FOR COLLECTION AUGUST 6 2012 DISTRIBUTION SEPTEMBER 2012
  25. 25. CLOSING THOUGHT INVESTMENTNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that GOLDEN ever has. JUBILEE Margaret Mead JAMAICA’s 50thANNIVERSARY TOGETHER….we can shape a generation
  26. 26. ONLINE INVESTMENT www.dogoodjamaica.org/crayonscount items targets donated so far sponsors and partnersCrayons Count @CrayonsCount
  27. 27. CONTACT INVESTMENT Deika Morrison Kerri-Ann Allendeika@dogoodjamaica.org kerri@dogoodjamaica.org Joan Morrison Danielle Crosskill joan@dogoodjamaica.org danielle@dogoodjamaica.org Kassim Morrison Brittany Singhkassim@dogoodjamaica.org brittany@dogoodjamaica.org Do Good Jamaica The Guango Tree House 29 Munroe Road, Kingston 6 T: 970.4108 I F: 977.5999 info@dogoodjamaica.org
  28. 28. INVESTMENTTHANK YOU

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