The Benefits of Reading Aloud with Children

The Benefits of Reading Aloud with Children

When families read with their children, they develop a stronger sense of belonging and it helps children develop a better sense of the world around them.

Family Connections Resources April 2020

Resources to help during the coronavirus pandemic for at-home learning, maintaining mental health and other important early childhood topics.

Sesame Street STEM Parent Toolkit

Provides a host of activities to aid young learners in understanding force and motion.

Brain Pop, Jr.

An online, interactive science exploration site for preschool-aged children and their families.

Little Bins For Little Hands

Provides STEAM-based activities and experiments designed to introduce and encourage preschoolers and elementary-aged children to explore the science around them.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)

The CDC has developed a free child development resource for families, the Milestone Checklist. The tool provides information on developmental milestones for children birth to 5. The free resources available include a milestone tracker app, a checklist and a host of books that can be requested and mailed at no cost to families.

Ready Rosie

Developed by Teaching Strategies, Ready Rosie supports families impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). The free toolkit provides daily lessons plans for families with children, birth to 5.

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