Play is more than fun; it supports infant and toddler learning across domains. Discover strategies for effectively managing and scaffolding play and creating play-friendly activities and environments.
Research on the Go podcasts summarize the latest research and discuss implications and practical applications. This episode addresses how to create environments to build math skills with infants and toddlers.
Research on the Go podcasts summarize the latest research and discuss implications and practical applications. This episode helps to reframe how we view challenging behavior to behavior that has meaning.
View this Teacher Time webisode to learn how to help very young children use their senses to understand and direct their daily experiences. Explore ways to help support children’s gross and fine motor development.
Find out how infant/toddler teachers and family child care providers can help very young children learn early math concepts and skills. Hear from experts who share information on early math development.
In this Teacher Time webisode, hear from infant and toddler teachers about how they support children's language and literacy development.
In this Teacher Time episode, explore how infants and toddlers use the scientific method to figure out how the world works. Discover strategies and teaching practices that help all children explore science concepts.
Explore ways to support STEAM learning for infants and toddlers. In each episode, find an overview of the STEM component and tips for using art to help children explore concepts and skills.
For infants and toddlers, school readiness refers to their developing capacity to self-regulate, demonstrate curiosity, communicate effectively, and develop close, secure relationships. Good health and proper nutrition support this developing capacity. This happens within the context of nurturing, culturally responsive relationships with parents, caregivers, extended family, and community.
Watch this short video to explore basic principles of child development. This information can help staff as they support and individualize care for infants and very young children.