Caring Connections Series

Welcome to the Office of Head Start (OHS) Caring Connections podcasts. These podcasts are designed to offer you important tidbits of information that focus on topics relevant to your work with infants, toddlers, and their families.

Let's Talk About Environments

Learn how indoor physical environments can send powerful messages to  infants and toddlers. Explore ways to create environments that send positive messages of security, trust, comfort, and belonging.

Early Essentials Webisode 7: Environments

In this webisode, find out how environments impact adults and children. Discover ways to make environments welcoming learning spaces for infants, toddlers, and their families.

News You Can Use: Environment as Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers

In this News You Can Use, explore ideas about building nurturing environments to support the learning of very young children. This resource will teach home visitors, program staff, caregivers, and other early childhood educators how to create a safe, playful, and welcoming learning environment for infants and toddlers.