Children’s learning begins at home. Parents and family members can create nurturing, responsive, and engaging spaces for young learners. Find out how to help families support their child’s learning at home.
Learn how to explore difficult topics with and engage families that are reluctant to participate in activities. Also, find out how to respond to crisis situations that may occur during home visits.
The toddler years are a time when children are building skills in all areas. They remember what they learn and share it with others. They understand things more deeply, make choices, and engage with others in new ways.
Infants depend on their families for food, warmth, and care, and for meeting such basic needs as eating, diapering, sleeping, bonding, and safety. But all babies are unique. Some infants may settle easily and be capable of quickly soothing themselves.
Tips for Keeping Infants and Toddlers Safe: A Developmental Guide for Home Visitors – Mobile Infants
Mobile infants have more control of their head, torso, arms, and legs. They also begin to coordinate those movements. At this age, they sleep less and are more active during the day, eager to engage in everything around them.
This webinar series focuses on home visiting practices. Learn how to select and implement appropriate home-based curricula to establish and maintain relationships with families.
Watch this presentation that explores ways to engage families in the home-based program model, building strong relationships between the home visitor and the family. The video benefits home visitors and anyone who supports home visiting programs.
During the first three years, children are constantly growing and acquiring new skills and knowledge. Surveillance systems have shown that injury is the leading threat to the health and well-being of young children.
Discover some of the types of play materials can be used from the home to create purposeful learning experiences for infants or toddlers during a home visit.
Learn strategies to support ongoing home safety conversations with families using home safety checklists.