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Kids grow all day every day and you can help give them a bright future with brain-boosting activities. But don’t worry—kids don’t need fancy toys to learn. All they need is you.

Download Calendar

Download the 2018 WYQC printable calendar and get illustrations for coloring, silly holidays, and weekly ideas for fun ideas for quality interactions!  

How Your Child Learns and Grows Through Play

How Your Child Learns and Grows Through Play from Birth to Three When you make time to play each day, you are giving your child a big dose of love and learning. Wise…

Nine Elements That Power Positive Parenting

Parenting comes with mistakes and missteps. What makes a parent great is recognizing when things haven’t gone right and responding with love to repair the relationship….

How does nutrition affect the developing brain?

Brain development is most sensitive to a baby’s nutrition between mid-gestation and two years of age. Children who are malnourished–not just fussy eaters but truly…

Healthy Mealtimes: Feeding Your Baby and Toddler Right from the Start

Food is at the center of our lives. And it’s much more than the fuel that keeps us going. It can be a source of pleasure, celebration, and—sometimes—challenges….

What’s Going On in Your Baby’s Mind in the First Year?

There’s a lot going on in babies’ minds in the first year of life, and their early experiences in the world affect how their brains grow in ways that can last a…

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These guidelines offer principles of development and early learning. They provide information about what to look for as a baby grows and develops and how to nurture natural learning patterns and abilities in everyday activities and routines.

Wyoming Early Childhood Network

A key part of WY Quality Counts’ goal to support early childhood care is helping connect parents and providers to Wyoming’s many child care resources. Search