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Say thank you to Arizona’s child care providers

  • early learning

First Things First invites families to show their gratitude for the state’s early care and education providers through the #ShareTheCareAZ campaign.

Elephant and Piggie actors

Childsplay brings magical theater experience to young kids

  • early learning

First Things First is again sponsoring a production at Childsplay Theatre, which turns children’s books and stories into live-action on stage.

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Teacher and caregiver coaching helps north Phoenix center excel at inclusive environment

  • early learning

The children at the UCP Early Learning Center are growing and learning together in inclusive classrooms, which research shows is best for young children.

parents with toddlers

Make the most of their early years

  • parenting

Your child’s first five years will have a big impact on their future. Learn how you can help them develop and grow.

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Yuma reading corner encourages early literacy

  • early learning

First Things First recently partnered with AEA Federal Credit Union in Yuma to open AEA’s Read Everyday Corner at its main branch.

Dad reading book to young daugher

Preparing for the first day of kindergarten starts now

  • kindergarten readiness

If you have a preschooler who will be entering kindergarten next school year, it’s not too early to start getting them ready.

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School officials share why early literacy starts well before the first day of kindergarten

  • early learning

By the time children are 3 and 4 years old their vocabulary, attention and general knowledge are predictors of third- and fourth-grade reading comprehension.

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Gila River Indian Community child care center gets first 5-star Quality First rating for a tribal…

  • early learning

The Early Education Child Care Center in Sacaton was one of the first centers chosen to participate in Quality First when the program began in 2009.

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Raising a bilingual baby

  • early learning

Many parents cite positive research that says a second language aids brain development as a reason to raise a bilingual child.

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