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Little Kids, Big Questions
is a series of 12 podcasts that translates the research of early childhood development into parenting practices that mothers, fathers and other caregivers can tailor to the needs of their own child and family. Click here to listen to or download the podcasts. This podcast series is generously funded by MetLife Foundation.

School Readiness Interactive

 Welcome to School Readiness Interactive

This ZERO TO THREE Web exclusive is an interactive learning tool designed to help parents and caregivers encourage their young children's early learning.
This Tool Includes:  

  • Core information about how children develop school readiness skills and how parents and care givers can nuture and support these skills in young children.
  • Video clips that show children learning these skills through everyday interactions with their parents.
  • Parent-child activities which provide fun ideas for helping children develop school readiness skills.
  • Frequently asked questions that offer answers to common questions about learning.


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  Step 1: Choose your child's age range: 

School Readiness Interactive is a “living” tool that we will be updating and adding to on a regular basis. To help us make continuous improvements, we need your feedback. Please click here to enter your feedback. When you complete this survey you'll be taken to a page to download a free gift.

School Readiness Interactive was developed by ZERO TO THREE through generous support from MetLife Foundation.

This online tool is based on a booklet titled Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth, funded by MetLife Foundation.



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