For Families

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more!

What to Look for in a Program

NAEYC offers these tips to assist parents in selecting a safe, nurturing, and stimulating learning environment for their children.

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Find a Child Care & Preschool

NAEYC maintains a list of programs that are currently accredited to assist individuals in finding NAEYC-accredited programs in their area. 

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The 10 NAEYC Program Standards

Review this guide to help identify programs that meet NAEYC standards for high-quality programs.

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