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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.
Many 3- and 4-year-olds will be looking forward to starting preschool in the fall and parents can use this summer to get them ready.
FTF’s Transition to Kindergarten Strategy is designed to help children who have not had the benefit of attending preschool to get classroom experience.
If you have a preschooler who will be entering kindergarten next school year, it’s not too early to start getting them ready.
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…
The four-week program gives pre-kindergarten students a chance to get classroom experience and interact with other students and teachers.
Being ready for school is about developing the foundations for language, social skills, persistence, curiosity and more. And it starts from birth.
From the parent of an almost-first grader, here are some things to check out ahead of time, before your child’s big day.
Every year, First Things First shares a list of things families can do over the summer to prepare their child for the first day of kindergarten. The tips have…
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.