For the Provider
Below is a selection of internet links that are potential resources for early care and education professionals. These links should not be considered as an endorsement or recommendation by Early Care & Education Projects for any of the materials, concepts or organizations sponsoring these sites. Please use common sense and caution when selecting and using information listed on these or any internet site.
Age Appropriate Activities
Infant and Toddler Activities
Toddler and Preschool Activities
Arkansas Curriculum and Supplemental Publications
Adventures in Learning NEW! updated July 2017
Adventures for Toddlers NEW! updated July 2017
AR CDELS documents
Arkansas Child Development and Early Learning Standards: Birth through 60 Months (English) (Spanish)
Developmental Rating Scale: Birth through 36 Months (printable) (interactive) NEW!
Developmental Rating Scale: 36 Months through 60 Months - coming soon!
Strategies and Activities: Infant Toddler - coming soon!
Strategies and Activities: Preschool - coming soon!
Association of Measures (AOM): Early Childhood - NEW!
B.A.M.M.M.! (Books and Movement, A Magical Mix)
Connecting Literature and Math (CLAM) NEW!
Connecting with Infants: A Curriculum for Children Birth to 19 Months NEW!
Creative Adventures with Literature (CAL)
The Family Connection
Getting Ready For Kindergarten: A Calendar of Family Activities (English) (Spanish)
Infant and Toddler Family Connection
Kindergarten Readiness Indicators for Parents (English) (Eng. interactive) (Spanish) (Sp. interactive) NEW!
Kindergarten Readiness Indicators for Teachers (English) (Eng. interactive) (Spanish) (Sp. interactive) NEW!
Link for Parents and Link for Teachers
Picture This: A Framework for Quality Care for Children from 3 to 5
Picture This: A Framework for Quality Care for Infants and Toddlers
The Very Hungry Caterpillar storytelling patterns
Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services - referrals for children birth to age 3
You Can Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome brochure
The Baby Project (Early Childhood Research and Practice)
Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Development (Zero to Three)
4 Art Projects for Parents and Toddlers
Early Childhood News Classroom Ideas
Free Activities for Early Childhood Education and Development
Single Portion Play Dough Recipe
ZERO TO THREE: Tips and Tools on Play
Common Core State Standards
Arkansas Department of Education
Common Core State Standards Initiative
English Language Arts for Educators
The Head Start Child Outcomes Framework
National Council Teachers of Math Standards
Parents' Guides to Student Success
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
Curricula that Teach Social-Emotional Skills
Al's Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices
CSEFEL: Turtle Technique
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA)
Skillstreaming in Early Childhood (revised edition)
Tools of the Mind (TOM)
CDC - Developmental Milestones
CDC - Developmental Milestones Checklists (English and Spanish)
Children's Developmental Benchmarks and Stages: A Summary Guide to Appropriate Arts Activities
Developmental Checklists from Birth to Five
Developmental Milestones of Children from Birth to Three
Hearing Checklist and Fact Sheet
Ear Infections and Language Development Checklist
Americans with Disabilities Act
Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Annual Report (2015)
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Diversity (see Inclusion for resources on Inclusion)
Creative Diversity (Hatch Early Learning)
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Inclusion (see Diversity for resources on Diversity)
Minimum Licensing Regulations
Minimum Licensing Requirements for Child Care Centers
Minimum Licensing Requirements for Licensed Child Care Family Homes
Minimum Licensing Requirements for Registered Child Care Family Home
Important Information on Bleach Concentration
EPA Environmental Kids Club
Izaak Walton League
Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
National Audubon Society
National Wildlife Federation
USDA Forest Service
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Wildlife Habitat Council
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
Arkansas Forestry Commission
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission
Arkansas Urban Forestry Council
University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
National Resource Center for Health and Safety
Appendix J - Selecting an Appropriate Sanitizer or Disinfectant
Care for Children with Food Allergies
Caring for Our Children
Information Regarding Water Location, Play and Supervision
aha! Process, Inc.
American Psychological Association
Commonway Institute for Societal Transformation
Communication Across Barriers
Facing History and Ourselves
The National Association for Multicultural Education
National Center for Children in Poverty
Teaching for Change
Arkansas Early Childhood Association (AECA)
Online AECA Membership Application
Child Care Licensing
Child Product Safety Recall Notices
Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth Through Age 8 (3rd ed.)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Early Childhood Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation
Play is Fundamental (#576)
NAEYC: Learning and Development
Toys: Tools for Learning (#571)
Programs, Services and Grants
Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA)
Games to Play with Toddlers. (2002). Jackie Silberg.
125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twos, Revised. (2012). Jackie Silberg.
125 Brain Games for Babies, Simple Games to Promote Early Brain Development. (1999). Jackie Silberg.
Simple Steps: Developmental Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Two-Year Olds. (1999). Karen Miller.
The Giant Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6: Over 600 Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers. (2005). Kathy Charner.
Quick Reference Charts for Pre-K Social-Emotional Learning
Safe Sleep Practices
ABC Analysis Recording Form
Complete Guide to Positive Behavior Support
Functional Assessment Interview Form
How to Make a Visual Schedule
Pyramid Model (revised)
Routine Based Support Guide
Teaching Classroom Rules
Valid and Reliable Screening Tools