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Early Years Are Learning Years

Hundreds of families came out today to the 34th annual SUNY Broome/BAEYC Children's Fair at the college on Saturday.

The event is in honor of April being the "Month of the Young Child." This year's theme was "early years are learning years." The fair featured hands on activities created by SUNY Broome's Teacher Education Early Childhood Department. Organizers say it's great to see the students interact with the children in a fun and educational way.

"This honestly is my day. This is my Christmas. I am so excited. I work with both the BAEYC and the teachers education students. They have been working so hard for this event. The activites out there are amazing," said Christine Webb, co-chair for the Children's Fair.

Every child attending the event on Saturday received a free book from the Penguin group. And the event also collected donations for CHOW.

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