Resources for Infant/Toddler Learning Environments

Infants and toddlers learn best in environments with caring and responsive adults, where they feel safe and free to explore and learn. Find ways to create an engaging environment for infants and toddlers.

Resources for Preschool Learning Environments

Preschoolers are always learning. They use materials in their environment to explore, solve problems, and learn about the world around them. Learn the key aspects of preschool learning environments.

Continuity of Care

This tip sheet outlines how continuity of care is key to the healthy development of young children birth to 3. It also lists three types of continuity of care systems.

Learning Environments

Learning environments are nurturing spaces that support the development of all young children. They include classrooms, play spaces, areas for caregiving routines, and outdoor areas.

Nature-Based Learning and Development

Nature play is important for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, families, staff, and communities. Watch this video series, and apply the resources to plan successful nature-based activities.

News You Can Use: Take It Inside

Going outside is one of the best ways to connect children with nature. However, sometimes bringing nature inside offers exciting experiences for infants and toddlers. Use this News You Can Use to spark creative ideas for natural items that can be used inside with young children.

News You Can Use: Take It Outside

The News You Can Use e-newsletter supports teachers, home visitors, and parents in providing quality care for infants and toddlers. Learn about planning for time spent outside with infants and toddlers in your program.