Let's Talk About Movement

Find out how adults can support infants’ and toddlers’ motor development. Learn ways to promote daily, individualized opportunities for movement and active play.

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 You

Learn about the importance of building relationships with infants, toddlers, and their families in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

Let's Talk About Empathy

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.

Let's Talk About Music

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.

Let's Talk About Routines

Find out how predictable routines help infants and toddlers build a sense of trust and security. Learn tips for creating meaningful routines.

Let's Talk About Nourishment

Explore the relationship between nutrition and nourishment. Learn how to use feedings and mealtimes to support infants’ and toddlers’ overall development.

Let's Talk About Following the Baby

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.

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.