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Resources for Early Childhood Educators

Resources early childhood educators and other school staff can share with families to promote developmentally appropriate, healthy and safe play and learning for young children. provides resources to help parents ensure their child receives the best possible education

Read Across America provides resources activities and information on why and how to read together at home.

National PTA The National PTA, in partnership with the NEA developed a series of Family Guides help parents and caretakers find valuable tips for helping their child succeed in key learning areas. Guides are available in English and Spanish

Colorin Colorado has free tip sheets on encouraging and supporting reading, aimed at parents in 11 languages.

PTA Special Education Toolkit educates families of newly diagnosed children with special needs on how to get the best special education, services and resources available to them.

PBS Parents provides a wide array of tools and information devoted to early childhood learning.

Zero to Three provides resources designed to help parents think about the best way to meet their child’s individual needs.

Ready to Learn KIDS Lab promotes early learning through age-appropriate, educational and engaging television and digital media content for young children. The KIDS Lab includes games and activities that build math and reading skills for kids ages 3–8.

The Centers for Disease Control provides resource to help parents learn more about their child’s development, positive parenting, safety, and health at each stage of your child’s life. provides information related to general child health and parenting for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Kids in the House provides useful information in short videos on a comprehensive range of topics for a variety of age ranges for every type of family.

Museums for All Through Museums for All, families receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 300 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card.

Understood is a free, comprehensive online resource for parents of kids with learning and attention issues that provides clear answers, simple tools and ongoing support.