Parent Resources

Parent Resources

As a parent or guardian, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. One important point to remember – a child learns more in the first 3 years of life, than at any other time. Every moment of every day is a learning experience.

Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards (ELDS)

download-btn     How to Read the ELDS    

download-btn     Birth to Five ELDS    

 

Kindergarten Readiness

download-btn     Kindergarten Readiness Definition (English)    

download-btn     Is Your Child Ready to Read?    

download-btn     Read Alouds    

 

Inclusive Services for Special Needs Children

download-btn     Early Childhood Inclusion    

download-btn     Early Childhood Transition Process (English)

download-btn     Early Childhood Transition Process (Spanish)

 

Developmental Milestones

Milestones develop in a sequential fashion so this means that a child will need to develop some skills before he or she can develop new skills. Each milestone that a child acquires builds on the last milestone developed. To find out more information about age-appropriate developmental milestones click on a specific age below.

 

Early Childhood Resources

NAEYC for Families – the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children

Quality Start Child Care Rating System: A Louisiana Initiative

Checklist for Selecting the Right Child Care