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|1-2-3 Trauma-Sensitive Toolkit for Caregivers
|This toolkit was developed by public health nurses with the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) Weaving Bright Futures Program. Their goal was to improve the resilience of caregivers and the children in their care. It is intended to support caregivers on their journey toward trauma sensitivity. It is organized by topic. Each topic contains a brief overview, specific tools that can be used with children, and suggestions on where to find more information. Also included are handouts that can be used as teaching aids. Each toolkit topic builds upon the previous ones.
|10 Books That Empower Kids to Stand Up and Speak Out
|Books can be great resources for change-minded kids, helping them think about why and how they can be a force for good in a complicated world and have an impact, large or small. Here are some great books for readers of all ages.
|10 Things Every Child Needs (Videos)
|At birth, an infant's brain is only 25 percent of the size of an average adult's brain. Incredibly, by age 3, a child's brain has grown to 90 percent of that an adult's brain. During infancy and early childhood, children are flooded with new experiences that impact their brain development. The first 3 years of a child's life offer parents and other caregivers an amazing opportunity to shape the child's growth and form healthy habits that will last a lifetime. This site offers 10 videos discussing ways to facilitate child development from birth to three.
|11 Tips for Teaching Preschool Online
|"From scavenger hunts to obstacle courses to read-alouds, many activities from the classroom can be adapted for little kids learning from home." Here are some great ideas from Jessica Young at Edutopia.
|12 Children's Picture Books That Challenge Traditional Gender Roles
|Research shows that even young children can quickly fall into these sex-based stereotypes and prejudices. In honor of celebrating our diversity, here are 12 children's picture books that challenge traditional gender roles.
|12 Tipos de Juegos (12 Types of Play)
|Hay una variedad de tipos de juegos, y cada uno es importante para un crecimiento y desarrollo saludables. Esta hoja de consejos presenta los doce tipos de juegos clave. There are a variety of types of play, and each is important for healthy growth and development. This tip sheet introduces the twelve key types of play.
|20+ Halloween Activities for Toddlers
|Looking for activity ideas for toddlers? Check out this website for some fun ideas.
|37 Children’s Books to Help Talk About Racism & Discrimination
|Talking to our children about racism and discrimination is as necessary as it is uncomfortable for most parents. The books on this list are a selection of picture books and novels about the past and the present.
|4 Books That Inspire Algebraic Thinking in Young Children
|"When someone says something like algebra begins in pre-kindergarten (or before), immediately others may begin to question their sanity. But the foundations of algebraic thinking do begin with core concepts that take shape early, such as comparing and ordering objects or patterns and the rules they are governed by." Check out this great resource from the Erikson Institute Early Math Collaborative.
|60 Early Childhood Activities
|Learning activities and resources