Benefits of Outdoor Play and Exploration

Explore four benefits of outdoor play and exploration for infants and toddlers: improved health; strengthened development and learning; connection to nature; and extended curriculum.

Curriculum Basics

Find resources about how to select and implement a research-based curriculum. Learn  ways teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors can put research-based curriculum and teaching practices to work.

Early Childhood Curriculum Resources

Review key features of early childhood curricula, including scope, sequence, and implementation. Find tips and checklists to ensure alignment with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.