Math is everywhere—from your home to the grocery store to the outdoors. Learn how to support children’s math learning during the activities and routines they already do every day.
Messy play is the open-ended exploration of materials and their properties. Learn ways to manage the mess as children learn foundational cognitive principles and exercise motor, language, and social skills.
Learn about three elements that bridge continuity of care in Early Head Start programs. Review strategies that build on continuity of care and support children and families through early transitions.
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.
Happy birthday, Early Head Start! The Office of Head Start is celebrating 25 years of providing family-centered services to pregnant women, infants, and toddlers through the Early Head Start program.
Learn about benefits of outdoor time for infants and toddlers. Find suggestions for creating outdoor play spaces, safety considerations, and strategies and policies to support quality infant-toddler programming.
From an early age, the arts can help children communicate and connect. Discover how arts experiences support young children's development across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains.
Learn about ways to observe infants and toddlers—a key part of the ongoing child assessment cycle. Explore strategies to support this important component of quality infant and toddler care.
Use this resource to support staff as they help infants and toddlers develop the characteristics and skills they will need for later success in school and life.
Selecting a type of feeding chair depends on the program option and children's ages and stages. This tip sheet guides decisions about which feeding chairs to use and how to use them appropriately.