Teaching Young Children

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    What’s the best way to show understanding and sensitivity to the needs of children and families with diverse family structures?
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  • Full STEAM Ahead: Technology
    Coding stories and coding games are playful, hands-on ways for children to explore and experiment with early coding and early math and literacy concepts.
    Fun coding activities


    If you’re a basketball fan, you’re probably familiar with March Madness––so what is March DaDness? Read more about the annual family engagement event here!
    Family engagement ideas


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Online Feature


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Interview With Susan Fullerton

So many children's books feature animal characters—why do children's book authors choose animals as their characters?

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Message in a Backpack™

Tips you can share with families

These handouts are meant to be printed out and sent home with children as a resource for parents and other adult caregivers!

Current Issue

Take Your Family to School Week


Rough-and-Tumble Play

Let Children Be Children

Play Games While Waiting with Young Children



Spending Time Outdoors with Your Child

A Family Shadow Walk

Tips for Sun Safety

Reading and Literacy

Everyone Can Be a Storyteller

What's New at the Library?

For The Love Of Books

Check out all of our Message in a Backpack™ articles


Tesoros y Colores

Tesoros y Colores era la versión en español de Teaching Young Children, la revista de NAEYC para los maestros de preescolar publicada entre 2007 y 2015. Los miembros cuentan con un archivo digital en internet que incluye material desde el año 2012.

Miembros de NAEYC:
Inicie la sesión en el área exclusiva para miembros y tendrá acceso al archivo de Tesoros y Colores.

Suscriptores que no son miembros:
Inicie la sesión aquí para leer los números anteriores.

Past Issues of TYC

Here is a taste of the great content you'll find in TYC. Members can view past issues here.


Nominate a Teacher for the Cover of TYC

TYC features an outstanding preschool teacher in each issue. If you know of an exemplary preschool teacher who deserves to be honored in this way, please complete the nomination form.