thread News

Vote For Kids!

It’s election season in Alaska! It’s important to get out and vote, and we encourage you to vote with the needs...more

October 23, 2018


Big Body Movement is an Important Part of Learning!

Moving the body and using large muscle groups are crucial to a young child’s learning process. It’s important that young children move, run, jump,...more

October 12, 2018

Is Your Child in the Right Car Seat?

Is your child buckled up properly? Surprisingly, in 59 percent of cases, children’s car seats are used incorrectly. September 23-29 is National Child Passenger...more

September 24, 2018

Child Welfare

Dressing Up Supports Your Child's Development

Halloween is right around the corner, and the search is on for the perfect costume. But commercial Halloween costumes are often predetermined and very specific...more

September 11, 2018

thread's 12th Annual Book Party in the Park

Thanks to generous donations from the Anchorage community and Title Wave Books, thread has 5,858 books to give away to children of all ages at...more

August 02, 2018

thread 2017 Annual Report

Thank you to our supporters for your commitment to the early childhood education field! We would like to share the highlights of our work that...more

July 26, 2018


Supporting Language and Literacy Development

Communication, language, and literacy skills are essential for success in school and in life. But did you know that the first three years of...more

July 21, 2018

CCPO Launches Online Orientation for Providers

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) has recently launched online orientations for providers applying to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Below you’ll find more...more

July 18, 2018