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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.
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.
Best-selling author Dr. John Medina gives expert advice on how to navigate your child’s big emotions and build a foundation of healthy communication.
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.
Get some expert advice and encouragement to help you do your best during this period of stress, uncertainty and staying home.
Young children learn through their everyday experiences. Playing with simple household objects gives your little one the opportunity to use their senses,…
Mirror play helps your baby develop self-awareness, part of their social-emotional development. And they love it.
VIDEO: This episode of Parents Playbook features tips for sharing books with your toddler, which helps them develop the language skills and vocabulary…
A recent study shows that the number of back-and-forth conversations you have with your young child is more important for brain development and language skills…