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School Readiness

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families on school readiness.
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February 26, 2018

Bathtime Science

When I think about it, during the course of my son’s bath last night we touched on physics, marine biology, anatomy and acoustics, and he was squeaky clean by the end of it! 

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Authored by: Sarah Erdman
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February 21, 2017

11 Reasons to Take the Kids Outside

When the kids are sad or too loud or when fights break out, taking the kids outside seems to fix everything, especially if running water, sand or soil is involved.

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Authored by: Julia Luckenbill
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Articles for Families on Play

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families on the importance of play and learning at home.
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For Families

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more!
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Being a Helper: Supporting Children to Feel Safe and Secure after Disasters

Disasters can be defined as unexpected, disturbing, and stress-inducing events. They may be natural, like hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, or the result of human intervention, like mass shootings.

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Authored by: ​Laura J. Colker
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

10x: Building a Classroom Community

Here are some tips for turning the classroom into a collaborative community of learners.

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Authored by: Shalek Chappill-Nichols
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Message from Rhian

We know our members are our strongest advocates, and we are here to help you make your voice heard. NAEYC has several ways for you to get involved.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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