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What do pennies sound like? What about beans? Help the little ones in your life prepare for kindergarten with this shaker can activity.
For more early learning activities, check out ARISE and the kindergarten preparedness partnership.

Words Count!

Read. Talk. Sing. Play. WORDS COUNT when it comes to a young child’s rapidly screen-shot-2016-11-18-at-10-07-17-amdeveloping brain.

The quantity of words is important. Equally important is the quality of those words! Read on for some good ideas to make your WORDS COUNT every day.

Science, Babies, and Families – a Winning Combination

You’ve probably heard people say babies are like blank slates, just waiting to be filled up with knowledge. I thought that, too, until our first baby was born. It became pretty obvious quite soon that this tiny creature was already making a big impact on her world. We were at her beck and call – meeting her needs when she let us know she was hungry, wet, tired, or ready for cuddles and playful Learn More »