This site is developed by the author of our text, Janet Beaty. It
with additional resource materials including articles to read by
topic and additional checklists, activities, and much, much more.
Skills for Preschool Teachers
The Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) offers
timely information, knowledge and learning to Head Start programs
early childhood community.
Early Childhood Today magazine is the professional source for
administrators. You'll find up-to-date information and practical
that save you time, make your job easier, and help you give
best start at learning.
Michigan State Law regarding Child Abuse and Neglect reporting.
NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children -
childhood professional organization that you are a member of.
statements and guidance related to your work.
Zero to Three - National organization for early childhood
educators with a
focus on infant and toddlers.
The Whole Child - PBS site offers video on demand.
University of Michigan - Developmental Milestones
This link offers a variety of early childhood professional
including NAEYC and others specific to Family Child Care & Infant
The Whole Child - The ABC's of Child Development from ages 0 - 5.
View Whole Child videos online and print of handy activities and
Talaris Research Institute - Stages of Development
Smart Central - Nursery Rhymes and Phonological Awareness
several languages featured.
Description of Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Theory and
Zero to Three: Parent developmental tools and handouts related to
Doing What Works Clearinghouse
3 Training Modules - You will need to create a user name and
password to use
this. Please print the pre/post results when you complete your
takes approximately one hour.
The Whole Child - Developmental Milestones.
Video on demand and support materials. 0 - 5 across domains of
Developmental Milestones across domains.
Link to index of Whole Child Video on Demand
The Children’s Learning Institute at the University of Texas
Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), under the leadership
of founder and director Dr. Susan H. Landry, combines data and
studies from the fields of psychology, neurodevelopment,
education and child development to provide proven learning
solutions derived from, and supported by, documented research.
The Children’s Learning Institute strives to be the preeminent
source for proven clinical and educational programs covering
early childhood through adolescence.
Children's Learning Institute (formerly CIRCLE)
This site targets family child care providers. It offers a
variety of resources specific to family settings. The National
Association for Family Child Care offers an accreditation
National Association for Family Child Care
The Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
website was created and maintained by Vanderbilt University. The
wealth of information at this websie applies to children in all
settings and for parents. It provides information concerning the
social & emotional development of children birth through
preschool age. This website is a must see & use! If you have
difficulty using the link, type in the website address:
Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Steve Spangler's website offers many hands-on, easy, and fun
science experiements with simple items. Videos often accompany
the instructions for the experiments. These experiments and
activities are not only apprpopriate for the classroom, but can
easily be conducted right in the kitchen of your family child
care setting. Parents will also enjoy replicating these
activities at home. If you have difficulty using the link, type
in the website address: htpp://stevespanglerscience.com/
Steve Spangler Science
The Mission of National Child Care Association is to promote the
growth and safeguard the interest of quality early childhood care
and education focusing on licensed, private providers of these
services. NCCA states that they strive to be the voice of the
licensed, private early childhood care and education community.
National Child Care Association
This website provides information to assist in opening a day care
or to enhance your current day care business. Educational videos
are available for provider and parent use. A blog is also
This website was designed by a family child care provider. There
are many fune activities and resources available that are
specific to family child care.
Child's Play Family Day Care
This website provide insurance information for family child care
American Federation of Day Care Services
This website offers insurance information for family child care
Morgan & Associates, Inc.
National Network for Child Care is supported by the Cooperative
State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department
of Agriculture, and CYFERNet - the Cooperative Extension System's
Children, Youth, and Family Network. This website offers many
articles and internet resources related to child care and child
National Network for Child Care
This website provides many activities for all ages. Activities
are groups 0-6 years and 7-11 years. Toy and equipment recalls
can also be found found at this site.
This website provides many activities that can be done with a
variety of age groups.
Day Care Providers Home Page