Website links for Head Start parents, guardians and other adults responsible for our Head Start children.
IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN? Half of 5 year olds aren't ready for Kindergarten...How can that be? Click on this link to take a five minute quiz to see if your child is ready for Kindergarten. It's based on the best research available about the developmental milestones that lead to school readiness.
Let's Move - Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Check out Let's Move!
Minnesota Department of Education - The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) launched a new website today designed to provide educators, parents and the public with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate tools. This website brings the Department of Education into the 21st century with a one-stop shop where parents, educators and the public can get the information they need to make good decisions for children of all ages including preschool children. Look for the link at the top of the site titled "Just for Parents"!
WORKING FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER - The Working Family Resource Center (WFRC) delivers high quality wellness and family education to employees where they work, in order to strengthen individuals, families and communities.
Zero toThree - Little Kids, Big Questions - ZERO TO THREE’s podcast series, Little Kids, Big Questions, addresses some of the most common (and challenging) issues facing parents of babies and toddlers, such as: helping a baby learn to sleep through the night; dealing with a picky eater; and learning to set limits on children’s behavior. These questions—and more—are covered in this series of 12 podcasts, hosted by Ann Pleshette Murphy, a past contributor to ABC’s Good Morning America Parenting Segment and Vice President of the ZERO TO THREE Board of Directors.