Help me Grow - Across the nation, Help Me Grow offers families seamless access to community services and supports so they can easily connect to the resources they need, when they need them. The Help Me Grow Washington network represents a growing, powerful coalition of communities and individuals invested in building an organized system of community resources to help families and children thrive. They also have a useful Developmental Screening available online.
Everett Fire Department - Shares with the community important fire and home safety information for families! Check out their: Summer Safety Checklist for Families and Home Safety Checklist You can also arrange a fire station visit or explore coloring and more with Sparky!
Learn about Serve and Return from Harvard's Center on the Developing Child. Learn more about what serve and return is, the science behind it, and how easy it is to help build strong brains by engaging in serve and return with a child.
Too Small To Fail - Babies doing math? That’s right! The roots of early math skills begin developing from birth, through babies’ everyday play and interactions with parents and caregivers. These early math skills have a big impact on children’s school readiness—in fact, research has found that a strong understanding of early math concepts predicts both a child’s future math and literacy skills.
PBS for Parents - Every day is full of possibilities and so is your child! Get activities and tips you can use to help kids learn at home.
ZERO to THREE Covid Tips for Families - The following resources offer tips for families including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing.
Caring for Each Other - Sesame Street - Your friends on Sesame Street are there to support you during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Vroom Brain Building Activities - Vroom Tips help you do more with your shared moments. Add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or any time with fun, free activities.
Unite For Literacy - A great resource for online books to read out loud. Includes books read in more than 40 languages.
Mo Willems' Lunch Doodles - The author and illustrator of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus leads children in doodling together and more!
Storyline Online - Children's books read by public figures and actors.