Play is more than fun; it supports infant and toddler learning across domains. Discover strategies for effectively managing and scaffolding play and creating play-friendly activities and environments.
Messy play is the active exploration of materials like water and paper. It offers rich learning experiences for infants and toddlers. Listen to this podcast for strategies to make this activity fun and manageable.
Messy play is the open-ended exploration of materials and their properties. Learn ways to manage the mess as children learn foundational cognitive principles and exercise motor, language, and social skills.
Practices to Support Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities or Suspected Delays Through Embedded Learning Opportunities
Explore recent research on the effectiveness of using embedded learning. Learn how this strategy can help to support all infants and toddlers, including those with disabilities or suspected delays.
These videos demonstrate cultural practices in tribal early learning settings that support children's development in all Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
Explore this in-service suite for individualized teaching practices. Learn how to enrich activities for children with specific learning needs.
This in-service suite introduces the activity matrix as an effective tool for teachers to organize learning opportunities for children who need additional support during daily classroom activities and routines.
This in-service suite provides strategies for using adult support. These strategies can be used to increase the participation of children who need more support or challenge. Also, find examples that illustrate what the strategies look like in the classroom.
Children are learning all the time. Explore this resource booklet that contains fun activities for parents and children to do together at home, away from home, indoors, and outdoors.