Find out how adults can support infants’ and toddlers’ motor development. Learn ways to promote daily, individualized opportunities for movement and active play.
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.
Learn about the importance of building relationships with infants, toddlers, and their families in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Learn how responsive relationships with infants and toddlers help them build empathy with others. Discover tips for teaching empathy and helping children understand the impact of their actions.
Find out how music can support infants’ and toddlers’ learning in all domains. Learn how adults can adapt songs to fit children’s age and development.
Find out how predictable routines help infants and toddlers build a sense of trust and security. Learn tips for creating meaningful routines.
Explore the relationship between nutrition and nourishment. Learn how to use feedings and mealtimes to support infants’ and toddlers’ overall development.
Learn about the importance of following very young children’s leads as they explore their environment. Find out key ways to communicate with infants and toddlers as they learn about their world.
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.