Children

Talk, Read and Sing Together Talk, Read, and Sing Together Every Day! Tip Sheets for Families, Caregivers and Early Learning Educators

DHHS. Office of the Administration for Children and Families and Too Small to Fail.

Research has found that providing children from birth to five with consistent, language-rich experiences – such as talking, reading, and singing – can have important benefits on their brain development and future school success.


help me be healthy Help Me Be Healthy

Maryland WIC.

This revised pamphlet series from Maryland offers a comprehensive treatment of important child health issues, but delivers the information in small doses during each recertification counseling session. In English and Spanish.


active play Healthy Tips for Active Play in English and Spanish (PDF | 841 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


Healthy Tips for Picky Eaters in English and Spanish (PDF | 546 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


parenting skills Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Website with videos, tips and resources to address common parenting challenges, so parents can be more confident and help children in their development.


amazing me children's book Learn the Signs. Act Early. New Materials Available

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Free resources to encourage parents to be aware of child developmental milestones and to track the child's progress.


obesity Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies

Institute of Medicine.

This report recommends actions that health professionals, caregivers, and policymakers can take to prevent obesity in children five and younger.


Let's Move Logo Let's Move.Gov

Let's Move.Gov.

Join First Lady Michelle Obama, community leaders, teachers, doctors, nurses, moms and dads in a campaign to tackle the challenge of childhood obesity.


boys eating fruit WIC Preschool Activity Sheets

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

Intended for preschool aged WIC participants, in particular 2-4 year olds. May be used to keep the child occupied while WIC staff perform the WIC nutrition assessment, nutrition education and/or other WIC nutrition services.