Better Brains for Babies
This site offers information, podcasts and videos promoting activities and experiences that encourage brain development in early childhood.
Center on the Developing Child
Explains the science behind a child’s developing brain. Offers suggestions on promoting healthy brain development and provides information on how television viewing affects the brain.
Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development
Presents information on early brain development, attachment and parenting skills along with related research articles.
First Things First
Offers videos on brain development, brain architecture, baby linguistics, early literacy, early conversations and more.
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Get Ready to Read
Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten.
Healthy Baby Healthy Brain
Offers parents videos on the importance of prenatal care, attachment relationships, nutrition, play, physical activity and sleep in building children’s brains.
Supports each family’s unique approach to preparing their children for success.
Three Key Years
Offers activities to stimulate brain growth, tips for parents and grandparents, milestone charts, and videos on brain development including “Nurturing Your Baby’s Brain”, “Three Key Years”, and “How to Raise a Genius” under the parent toolkit tab.
Features a brain building basics video. Create an account to access tips on brain building activities, a journal that suggests brain stimulating activities and keeps track of completed tasks. Offers a section for professionals with activities to boost brain growth grouped by subject area (math, literacy, problem solving, self-control, communication)
Zero to Three
A national, nonprofit organization that helps parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.