Websites of Interest and Information for Parents of Young
Zero to Three
- Excellent site containing resources
for working with infants, toddlers and families. It has
information on a variety of topics such as brain development,
child care, and developmental stages.
Center on the Social and Emotional
Foundations for Early Learning
- The focus is on promoting the social and
emotional development of children as a means of preventing
challenging behaviors. This site is primarily for child
care and Head Start programs.
National Association for the Education of Young Children -NAEYC
provides resources and information for parents as guidance for
choosing the best possible care and education for their
Family Education Network -
This site has a broader scope
than the Fun Brain site. Education partners include: National
PTA, ASCD, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National
Assoc. for Music Education, Reading is Fundamental and others.
Information is offered on healthy eating, safety, entertainment,
tips for developing pre-reading skills, learning disabilities,
ADHD, and many other topics. Free software is offered. There
is advertising, which funds the site.
Tufts University Child and Family
WebGuide - This site
provides links for parents and professionals to sites evaluated
by experts from Tufts University. Topics include
Family/Parenting, Education/Learning, Typical Child Development,
Health/Mental Health, and Resources/Recreation.