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2020 Gift Guide: The best toys and gifts for young children

  • play

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.

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What to expect at your child’s age and stage of development

  • child development

All children develop differently, but it helps to know if your child is meeting typical milestones and what to look for if you have any concerns.

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At-home activities: Another day, another way to play

  • play

As the days at home start to pile up, here are some ideas for fun at-home activities that highlight how young children learn and grow through play.

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Parenting in the time of coronavirus and social distancing

  • parenting

Get some expert advice and encouragement to help you do your best during this period of stress, uncertainty and staying home.

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Critical thinking skills start in the morning

  • parenting

Setting a morning routine not only helps you get out the door on busy mornings, but it also helps your child develop their critical thinking skills.

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Keep an eye on your child’s vision

  • health & nutrition

Young kids learn through their senses, and any problems with your child’s vision health are easier to correct with early treatment.

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Kindergarten readiness tips: Developing independence

  • school readiness

Arizona kindergarten teachers share tips for how to nurture independence and self-confidence in your young child and help them be prepared for success in…

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Best toys and gifts for young kids

  • play

Check out our interactive guide to free or inexpensive gifts that promote learning for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. (The best gift of all is quality time…

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Use summer to prepare for kindergarten success

  • school readiness

The first day of kindergarten is a big step for young kids. Families can use the summer to help make the transition to kindergarten easier.

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