EHS Tip Sheet No. 32: What Types of Play Materials Can be Used From the Home to Create Purposeful Learning Experiences for Infants or Toddlers During a Home Visit?

Child Development and Early Learning

Family Engagement and Relationships

Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Program Management and Supervision


About OpenDoors

This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.

Prepared for the Office of Head Start, under contract # HHSP23320100009YC, by the Early Head Start National Resource Center at ZERO TO THREE.