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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.
Our interactive guide offers low-cost options by age and stage of development. Many are free, like the best gift you can give: quality time with you.
The AZ New Parent Guide from First Things First has information and resources to help do your best in caring for your new baby.
First Things First has revised our online Ages and Stages content for families with young children to reflect recent updates to developmental milestones from…
The more you know about child development, the better you can meet your child’s needs and help them learn and grow.
Your child’s first five years will have a big impact on their future. Learn how you can help them develop and grow.
Gratitude can be a difficult concept for toddlers and preschoolers. The holiday season is a good time to help them learn some important life lessons.
Babies feel safe and secure when they trust their parents to respond to their needs and soothe their emotions when they feel distressed. With that confidence,…
Young kids learn through their senses, and any problems with your child’s vision health are easier to correct with early treatment.
Use our new-and-improved search tool to find programs and services available near you.