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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.
Video chat with is a great way to help your little one build relationships and stay connected with long-distance family and friends.
By managing screen time and choosing developmentally appropriate technology, adults can actually extend a young child’s learning.
Video chat is an exception to pediatricians’ “no screens for babies” recommendation because it enables responsive, back-and-forth…
How to help your child learn language and explore the world through play.
Learn about setting behavior expectations for preschoolers.
Learn about when to let children use smart phones and other electronics.
Babies and toddlers develop language skills by listening and interacting with caring adults – real talk with real people.
Screen time is a tricky issue for today’s parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently announced new recommendations to help families make…