Young Audiences' Early Learning Video Portal is now FREE for all Maryland residents!

Ready At Five is proud to partner with Young Audiences/Arts for Learning with support from the Maryland State Department of Education's Division of Early childhood on their Early Learning Video Portal - which is now FREE for ALL Maryland caregivers, educators, parents, and children through June 2022!  Register for access to a growing library of Early Learning videos that engage young children and care providers in joyful arts experiences and instruction by Wolf Trap teaching artists! 

The Early Learning Access programming will include one week of live-streamed residencies/month as well as two weeks access to a prerecorded assembly every month, kicking off on April 12th.

Early Learning Access for All! | Young Audiences Arts For Learning, Maryland (


Buy a Reusable Bag at Giant Food and Support Ready At Five!

We’re excited to share that all Giant Food stores are now offering the Giving Tag Program!
Every time a shopper buys the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at any Giant Food store, they can direct a $1 donation to Ready At Five by using the attached Giving Tag. Visit your local Giant Food and pick one up today!
In addition, for the month of January 2021, Ready At Five will automatically receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Giant Food store located at 4624 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore MD!

We Wish You a Wonderful Holiday Season - Please Check Out Some of the Materials from Our First Virtual School Readiness Symposium in Case You missed It!

Many thanks to all of our attendess, speakers and sponsors for taking part in our very first VIRTUAL School Readiness Symposium on December 15, 2020.  We had over 250 people join us for "How Cultural Competency Creates Transformative Learning Experiences"  with Alvin Irby, MS, MPA, Founder and Chief Reading Inspirer at Barbershop Books.  Please find links and materials below from the presenters.


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