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Need quality child care for your infant?

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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…

Quality First provides resources to help Arizona families find quality child care

Tools to help you choose quality child care programs

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The new QualityFirstAZ.com offers tools and information to help you find an early learning program that’s right for your family.

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Chores serve as learning moments for toddlers and preschoolers

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For parents and caregivers of toddlers and preschoolers, setting new year goals offers an opportunity to expand children’s learning through everyday chores.

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Quality First supports record number of quality child care and preschool programs

  • early learning

Arizona has hit an all-time high for the number of child care providers participating in Quality First that meet or exceed quality standards.

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Summer transition program helps prepare Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community boy for…

  • early learning

The four-week program gives pre-kindergarten students a chance to get classroom experience and interact with other students and teachers.

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Quality First helps prepare kids for school success

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More than 1,000 child care and preschool programs in Arizona participate in Quality First, a voluntary program to improve the quality of early learning in ways…

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Technology helps preschool teachers keep parents in the know

  • early learning

Mobile app helps parents stay informed of their child’s preschool activities and helps child care centers communicate with parents.

Start building a love of math and science early in life

  • early learning

Activities such as finger painting, building blocks and baking are fun and interactive ways to build science and math skills in young kids.

teacher-child interactions are key to quality child care

Quality child care: 6 things to look for in teacher-child interactions

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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…

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