The Basics are five fun, simple, and powerful ways that every family can give every child a great start in life.
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4 Ways You Can "Do the Basics" During the Holiday Season!
Why Your Young Child's Brain Needs Movement & Play + 7 Simple Ideas!
8 Simple Tips for Building a Healthy Brain with Books!
3 Simple Ways YOU Can Help Parents Maximize Love & Manage Stress (right where you are)
5 Fun Ways to Turn Meal-time into MATH-time!
10 Everyday Ways Your Child Can Explore Through Movement and Play (even when it’s hot outside)
The #1 Thing You Need to Know About Reading to Your Baby + 7 Simple Tips
How a Simple Bedtime Routine Can Help Your Child Feel Secure (and help you manage stress)
The Brain-Changing Power of Talking, Singing, and Pointing During Your Baby’s First Year!
3 Everyday Ways to Talk About Math with Little Ones
The Basics of Exploring through Movement and Play with Your Baby and Toddler
3 Simple Ways for Busy Parents to Make Books Part of Everyday Life!
Real talk about making read-aloud time a positive experience for your child AND for you!
5 Simple (yet powerful) Ways YOU Can Help Parents Maximize Love & Manage Stress!
Narrate life from the beginning! Your child’s brain depends on it.
8 Simple Ways to Build a Strong Foundation for Math
Building a Healthy Brain with Books: 8 Simple Tips!
3 Things You Can Do TODAY to Maximize Love & Manage Stress
6 Simple Ways to Support Language Learning with Your Child
Use these everyday moments to prepare your child for math! (even if you're not a "math person")
Basics By County
80% of brain growth happens during the first three years of life.
LET’S SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY!
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1. Maximize Love, Manage Stress
2. Talk, Sing, and Point
3. Count, Group, and Compare
4. Explore through Movement and Play
5. Read and Discuss Stories