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Screening tools can offer families and early childhood professionals reassurance that a child’s development is on track – or signal that a child might need additional evaluation and support.
The simplest of activities can promote stimulation and growth as children explore their world.
"After several years as a preschool teacher, I became tired of saying 'No,' so I decided to create a Yes! environment."
Make your own Puffy Paint with these simple ingredients.
Effective, engaging interactions and environments form the foundation for all learning in early childhood settings.
For young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as they go and develop.
Make giant bubbles with the following ingredients.
Making it through circle time is often a challenge. Here are ways to ensure it's fun and successful for everyone!
In a single day, young children experience many transitions. Transitions occur between activities or routines, and they can be a difficult time for both adults and children. But transitions are also powerful tools. They guide children gently through the day, provide special attention to individuals, and help children move from one area to another smoothly.
May is Mental Health Month! Infant mental health refers to how well a child develops socially and emotionally from birth to age 3. Understanding infant mental health is the key to preventing and treating the mental health problems of very young children and their families. It also helps guide the development of healthy social and emotional behaviors.