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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
Grandparents can play many important roles in the healthy development of their grandchildren.
Early childhood experts discuss what the future holds for child care in Arizona and how our economy can survive without this crucial support.
Arizona Child Care Resource and Referral provides information and resources for families looking for child care and keep an updated list of open programs.
There are quality child care programs in communities across Arizona, and there are things you can look for and ask about to help you feel more confident in…
The new QualityFirstAZ.com offers tools and information to help you find an early learning program that’s right for your family.
Arizona has hit an all-time high for the number of child care providers participating in Quality First that meet or exceed quality standards.
Mobile app helps parents stay informed of their child’s preschool activities and helps child care centers communicate with parents.
Teacher-child interactions that are stimulating and nurturing are an essential part of quality child care programs. Check out our 1-minute video for what to…
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gets the attention of early educators when she asks: “What happened to play?” in her 2018 Summit presentation