Quality in a Center or Classroom
Quality in a learning environment is so important! Kids and their early development benefit from positive, nurturing relationships with adults outside the home, which is where you come in!
Quality providers are licensed.
Quality centers have a low ratio of kids to adults.
Quality providers have appropriate activities.
Quality centers have a regular routine.
Kids need a consistent, predictable balance of rest and active movement, including outdoor experiences.
The “literate home” for this age child only needs a few inexpensive materials, but parent involvement is key. Your young child or kindergartner continues to build her language base (understanding and using language) in preparation for learning to read, so she still…
Zero to Three’s National Parent Survey shows that nearly half of parents (45%) think that reading to children starts to benefit long-term language development at 2 years or older—about a year and a half later than it actually does. Research shows that the benefits of…
WY Quality Counts is here to help you help our kids’ bodies and brains grow and thrive.
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