Hands-On Activities and Prizes for the Whole Family


The First 5 Express is a bilingual children’s activity center that travels across California to inspire families to understand the importance of a child’s earliest years and the positive impact they can have on brain development through talking, reading, and singing.

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Find out how the First 5 Express educational activities and parenting resources are preparing kids for school – and life!


The First 5 Express may be making a stop near you soon! Check out our calendar for dates and more information. We update our tour schedule regularly, so check back often for updates.

Learning Center

Talk. Read. Sing.

You can impact your child’s brain development from day one.

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Quit smoking for good.

Learn about free counseling and referral services.

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