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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.

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WY Quality Counts is your ally for keeping kids engaged in learning, so we’ve put together a selection of FREE resources for you to share with your family.    

How to Model Mindfulness

From our earliest moments and at each developmental stage, mindfulness can be a useful tool for decreasing anxiety and promoting happiness. It’s helpful for children,…

4 Ways to Teach Children Empathy

Empathy is at the heart of good relationships of many kinds, and it begins with valuing other perspectives and other people. Parents can cultivate empathy in their…
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7 Strategies for Teaching Kids About Emotions

Children have big emotions, but they often don’t have the words to talk about how they are feeling. You can help your children understand and express their emotions…
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First Feelings: Building A Healthy Foundation

The first step in helping your child learn to cope with their feelings is to embrace them – all of them. Sadness and joy, anger and love can co-exist and are all part…

New in the bonus Store!

Because Wyoming is best explored with a kid by your side, we have developed a take-anywhere booklet of nature activities to work on together. Follow Chuck and Pepper on a voyage of discovery to learn about our state’s amazing lands, plants and animals.  

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