Learn how to integrate the arts into activities that support children's school readiness across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
This in-service suite explores guidelines on how to select classroom materials. Learn how to choose materials that engage children and encourage peer interaction and learning.
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.
Children enjoy hearing, making, and moving to music. Music also supports children's development and connects them to their families and communities. This News You Can Use offers tips and strategies for staff and families on how to use music with infants and toddlers during every day routines and experiences.
Art, music, and drama activities are important endeavors in a young child's development. This 13-minute streaming video encourages Head Start classroom staff, teachers, and parents to employ visual and performing arts techniques to support learning, as well as creative expression. Filmed in classrooms and home-based settings, the video demonstrates activities that allow children to use their imaginations and experience creative adventures.
The meaning and essential components of curriculum are the focus of this webinar. Early Head Start (EHS) staff may use it to learn how to use intentional application and individualization in the classroom. Speakers also discuss how EHS programs can choose appropriate curriculums that are inclusive of all the children and families they serve.