Explore information and strategies Head Start staff can use to promote positive oral health practices among pregnant women, parents, and Head Start staff.
A healthy mouth is important for adults’ overall health and well-being. When adults have a healthy mouth, they can speak clearly, eat healthy foods, look healthy, and feel good about themselves.
See how stress affects oral health and explore tips to help Head Start staff manage stress.
A sample daily schedule for children 2-4 years of age for families to modify for their use at home.
A sample daily schedule for children 12-18 months of age for families to modify for their use at home.
A sample daily schedule for children under 12 months of age for families to modify for their use at home.
Review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below to learn more about motivational interviewing and how it can benefit Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
There are a number of things that parents and caregivers can do to help motivate young children to learn. These activities offer parents and caregivers tips on getting children involved in reading and learning.
Watch this video that highlights the importance of enriching the everyday experiences of children through reading, communication, and play music from birth.
Reading is an important skill for future learning. Here are some tips for choosing good books for infants and toddlers. Parents, caregivers, and guardians may find these tips helpful.