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Block play helps build STEM skills

Not just a theory: Block play builds STEM skills in early childhood

  • play

Did you know that young Albert Einstein spent a lot of time playing with blocks?

high quality early learning programs boost kids social emotional development and later academic achievement

High-quality early childhood programs provide long-lasting benefits for kids

  • early learning

A recent study shows that quality child care and preschool programs boost kids’ social-emotional skills and academic achievement.

toddler_playing_curiosity

Curiosity is key to later school success

  • social-emotional development

Encouraging curiosity in the early years can help your child do better in school.

Mom and sister read book with young girl

Early focus on social-emotional skills helps in many ways

  • social-emotional development

New research from Harvard highlights that early brain development is interconnected. Social-emotional, language and physical skills all build on each other.

Playtime is serious business for young children

Playtime is serious business for kids

  • parenting

​Play​ is a natural and important way young children discover and learn. Parents and caring adults can do their part by getting in the game.

Hug your baby early and often. It’s good for the brain.

  • parenting

It makes sense, but now there’s research that the more ​gentle touching the better for a baby’s brain.

Reading for life skills

Reading with your child builds more than just words

  • early learning

​​Reading together helps young children develop important life skills as well as language and literacy.

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