Favorite Research Sites

Center for the Developing Child Harvard University

Information about the first years of life and the child’s growing brain.  http://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/executive-function/

Love. Talk. Play.

A resource of practical information for parents of young children to strengthen their everyday interactions with their children.  http://lovetalkplay.org/

Zero to Three.org

For parents of babies and toddlers, Birth to Age 3, a comprehensive site of health, developmental and parenting information. https://www.zerotothree.org/

 

Pre-Reading Resources

Get Ready to Read.org

A place to get hands-on activity ideas to boost your child’s journey to become a reader.  http://www.getreadytoread.org/

Reading Rockets

A rich website of information about reading including fostering early literacy development in the very young child.  Check out the list of great books to read aloud to children, birth through grade 3 as well as the parent pages. http://www.readingrockets.org/article/great-read-alouds-kids-babies-grade-3

 

Early Math Resources

Zero to Three.org

Games and activity suggestions to help your child grow her understanding of math in the world.  https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/299-help-your-child-develop-early-math-skills