Read findings, analyses, assessments, and reports about the benefits of successful collaborations between Head Start and Early Head Start programs, and child care providers
Children experience many transitions, including from home to an early care and education setting, between age groups or program settings, and from preschool to kindergarten. Supporting these transitions is critically important.
News You Can Use: Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Share these posters with families to help them identify daily routines and how to increase positive social emotional support throughout the day.
Early Head Start and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start professional development staff may use this paper with teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors.
View this webinar to discover safety risks and injury prevention tips for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Learn new ways to engage families in a conversation about injury prevention.
Explore these tip sheets that focus on children's responses to crises and tragic events, as well as ways to help children cope.
View this webinar to explore brain and motor development as it relates to infants, very young children, their families, caregivers, and communities.
Through music, children experience and explore concepts that help them with building capacities that range from social-emotional expression to physical development. Caregivers, parents, families and others who engage with very young children will learn the importance of adapting songs to fit the age and development of the children in their care. This podcast features interviews and resources drawn from the Office of Head Start’s Little Voices for Healthy Choices Initiative.
Watch this short video to explore basic principles of child development. This information can help staff as they support and individualize care for infants and very young children.