Supporting the A in STEAM with Infants and Toddlers

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.

Age 1 Dental Visit

Review this tip sheet to learn why age 1 dental visits are key to a child's healthy development. Find ways to explain to parents what happens during the dental visit.

Helping Your Baby with Teething Pain

Baby teeth start coming in at about 6 to 10 months old, and can sometimes hurt. Get tips for simple ways to help prevent or reduce teething pain.

Observation: The Heart of Individualizing Responsive Care

Use this resource with teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors who work with infants, toddlers, and their families.It offers information on observation as well as strategies to support and strengthen this important component of quality infant and toddler care.

Early Head Start Tip Sheet No. 30 Screenings for Infant & Toddlers, July 2008

The purpose of screening is to identify infants and toddlers who should be referred for evaluation for possible developmental, health, or sensory concerns. The Performance Standards do not require that a specific screening instrument or strategy be used. Rather, they require grantees to perform or obtain linguistically, culturally, and age-appropriate screening procedures.