Information gathered from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Early Learning, Later Success: The Abecedarian Study and Significant Benefits: The High/Scope Perry Preschool Study.
Promoting Your Child's Development
• Be warm, loving and responsive. • Respond to your child's needs. • Talk, read, and sing to your child. • Establish routines and rituals. • Give your child safe places to play and explore. • Make TV watching selective. • Use discipline as a chance to teach. • Know that each child is different. • Choose quality child care and stay involved.
Guidelines adapted from I Am Your Child "The First Years Last Forever - The New Brain Research and Your Child's Healthy Development"
Involved Parents Make a Difference!
After choosing a child care provider, stay involved and get to know the person who cares for your child.
• Visit often. • Talk to your child's teacher. • Share information and ask questions. • Spend time with your child at child care. • Look around, see what's going on. • Sit down for awhile and play or read with the children. • Know your child's friends. • Meet other parents. • Participate in the parent program and attend meetings and special events.
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