Learning and Literacy Resources for Families
Young children are constantly learning. In every moment, they are exploring, discovering, and absorbing new information. Parents and caretakers want to help support this learning, but, we know it can be an overwhelming task, especially in the age of screens!
We've collected here a list of links to some of our favorite resources to help families build their kids brains at home— or the grocery store, park, or wherever else they happen to go!
Minnesota Children's museum has created a number of very fun-- and very educational --hands-on activities for young ones to do at home, as well as tips and blog posts to give guidance to parents and caretakers.
Our national website has put together a comprehensive list of virtual resources to boost children's development, including e-books, screen-free activities, and Spanish language resources.
Little Moments Count, a collaboration between Minnesota's leaders in healthcare and early childhood education, has a wide variety of tools to aid in children's early development, from their Parent Powered Texts program to podcasts and playlists!
Our friends at Hennepin County Library highlight the importance of talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with children. Check out their helpful video below!