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CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - PRESCHOOL

Child Growth and Development - Preschool

PBS WEBSITES

PBS for Parents, Learn and Grow 

Young children are always developing and exploring their world. Choose an age below to explore milestones by topic, including emotions and self awareness, social skills, and more.


PBS Learning Media - Preschool 

The PBS Learning Media Preschool site focuses on physical development, cognitive development, social and emotional development, and the arts. Be sure to notice the descriptive paragraphs featured at the top of each resource page. They contain important details about preschool-aged skill and learning development.

CENTER ON THE DEVELOPING CHILD, HARVARD UNIVERSITY - WEBSITES

What Is Early Childhood Development? A Guide to the Science


How-to: 5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return


Vroom is a set of tools and resources from the Bezos Family Foundation designed to inspire families to turn everyday moments into “brain building moments” by layering activities that are essential to healthy brain development onto existing routines. Notice that you are able to explore the site without creating an account.

WEBSITES

Preschooler Development, Medline Plus


Preschool Growth and Development, American Academy of Pediatrics


Teaching Strategies Classroom Connect 

Site Tip: Utilize the information for Ages 3-5. A careful read of the Weekly Guided Learning Plans and the Curated Activities will help you to see the developmental and learning skills embedded in the plans and activities.


Three to Four Year Olds: Developmental Milestones, WebMD

Site Tip: The video on the site is muted. Turn on the volume in order to listen.

THE BRAIN: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

First Things First. "Baby Brain: Growth and Development." YouTube, First Things First, 22 Jan. 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsRmgBAFtpU. Accessed 14 Apr. 2020.

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LIBRARY DATABASE VIDEOS

Preschoolers: 3 & 4 Year Olds, Learn360 (Infobase)

From: "Child Development Basics.” Films Media Group, 2005, learn360.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=134158&xtid=77294. Accessed 14 Apr. 2020.

Username and password may be needed to access this clip. Consider searching the Learn 360 video library for other child development videos.


Preschoolers Series, Kanopy

Preschoolers Series. Learning Seed, 2008. Kanopy. Web. 15 Apr. 2020.

Access this documentary through Kanopy with a free Boston Public Library e-card. See the Kanopy tutorial and the BPL e-card tutorial. You may be able to access Kanopy through your public library. See their website for details.

 

DATABASES

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Gale Databases Search Tip: Try the topic finder tool to help you focus your topic and analyze your search results. A search topic to try is Preschoolers. Then use the topic finder to narrow your search. 

HOOPLA E-BOOKS

Access these e-books through Hoopla with a free Boston Public Library e-card. See the Hoopla tutorial and the BPL e-card tutorial. You may be able to access Hoopla through your public library. See their website for details.

While some of these books are not explicitly on child development, a careful reading will note numerous references to preschool-aged child development.

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