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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The 10 NAEYC Program Standards

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

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Find an Accredited Early Learning Program

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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Become an NAEYC Family Member!

Our newest membership option is designed for parents and other family members! Learn more about family membership and join today to receive exclusive content, just for members!

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