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Every Child Can Have a Strong Start in the Commonwealth when Families, Communities and Schools work Together
Families provide safe, loving home environments
Communities provide access to high quality resources and supports to families with young children
Schools help children and families transition to ensure every child is successful
The ways in which a child initiates and engages in learning experiences.
The ability, of children birth to three to use their minds and imagination to create something.
The process of sharing or exchanging information verbally or nonverbally.
Young children use reasoning, memory, problem-solving, and thinking skills to make sense of and organize their world.
How children grow physically and learn to use their bodies in daily activities.
Demonstrating trust and engaging in social relationships while demonstrating a sense of self.
Experiences that support children three to four to discover their passion and develop an appreciation of artistic expression.
Reaching developmental and emotional milestones and learning healthy lifestyle, healthy social skills, and how to cope when there are problems.
A child's emerging ability to communicate and connect with others through listening, expressing, speaking (verbally and nonverbally), reading and writing.
Sorting and classifying, comparing quantities, finding patterns, recognizing shapes, counting objects, and creating sets embedded throughout daily experiences.
Demonstrating locomotor and non-locomotor skills with balance and control.
A child’s growing understanding of the world around them, their natural curiosity about how things work, and the ability to solve simple problems.
The study of social and cultural relationships and the functioning of society and the role of children in the community.
Skills that are used by young children to create and communicate through the use of sounds and images that convey information, feelings, and ideas.