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These articles about child development will help you understand the many ways kids grow and learn, and how you can support, encourage, and have fun with them along the way!

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Learning at Home

Learning at Home

Emotional and physical environments matter because they affect how we feel, how we relate to others, and our ability to focus on tasks. High-quality environments are free from hazards and dangers, and they support children to feel empowered, respected and ready to…

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10 Things Kids Learn Playing With Blocks

10 Things Kids Learn Playing With Blocks

Blocks are both a great learning tool and toy for kiddos! Here are a few things they learn when they play with blocks:  Imagination Self-Esteem Science Skills Math Concepts  Social and Emotional Growth Creativity  Problem Solving…

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5 Ways to Play in the Mud

5 Ways to Play in the Mud

Help your kids connect to their world – by playing in the mud!  Mud may be messy, but it’s also a raw, everyday material that offers unique, hands-on sensory experiences and is available almost anywhere. Here are just a few ways you can use mud to play with your…

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Early Childhood Care and Education Settings

Early Childhood Care and Education Settings

Families have many options for where their children learn and grow when they are not at home. It’s important to get to know the differences and similarities between the early childhood settings, so you can choose which style works best for your family. You can…

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Benefits Of Water Play

Benefits Of Water Play

There are so many benefits to playing in water for kids!  Here are a few reasons why!    You can download this printable HERE.

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Tips For Transitioning Your Baby To Solid Foods

Tips For Transitioning Your Baby To Solid Foods

Transitioning your baby to solid foods is an adorably messy and exciting milestone. There can be a lot to think about when the time comes, so here are some quick tips to keep in mind.  You can download this printable HERE.

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Starting Baby on Solid Foods

Starting Baby on Solid Foods

Starting your baby on solid foods can be an intimidating transition. Here is an overview of new foods to try and when to add them to your baby’s diet. You can download this printable HERE.

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Curious Minds Domain

Curious Minds Domain

When kids are curious, they are eager to explore and learn. The Curious Minds Domain of Development encompasses concepts, skills and actions that help kids explore, understand, and take an active roll in the world around them.  You can download this printable HERE.

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Accessible Environments for Little Learners

Accessible Environments for Little Learners

Learning happens when kids feel welcome and comfortable in their environment, and when they have easy access to all the tools they need. Accessible environments are designed with learners in mind and organized in such a way that everyone in the space can easily…

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Responsive Interactions

Responsive Interactions

When you give kids what they need in the moment – like a smile, a hug, or some help – you are responding to their actions and words in a positive and respectful way. Noticing, connecting, and responding to their needs is what makes up responsive interaction.You…

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Raising Humane Humans

Raising Humane Humans

Learning to recognize the emotions they are feeling will help your kids understand how to handle them – within themselves and with empathy for others.You can download this printable HERE.

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Helping Big Kids Adjust to a New Baby

Helping Big Kids Adjust to a New Baby

Bringing a baby home is a huge transition for an older sibling. Before your baby is born, read books together about new babies, siblings, big brothers and big sisters and talk to your kids about some of the things they can expect. When baby arrives, try these tactics…

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