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Magic of Everyday Moments Video and Resource Sets

The Magic of Everyday Moments are available for purchase on DVD or as a digital download from our bookstore. Buy the complete set of 16 videos, or order each series individually.

Each set includes a user’s guide that provides a series of questions for providers and families in order to spark discussion about the concepts presented in the videos and to encourage parents to apply the information to their own child(ren) and family. Also included is a series of discussion questions specifically designed for use in training early childhood professionals.


The Full Set

This complete set contains all 16 short videos from Series 1-4 of the Magic of Everyday Moments Set plus all eight videos from our STEM video series. The complete set includes User’s Guides and Parent Handouts that address a wide range of parenting topics in an engaging and straightforward way.

Series 1 — Building Blocks of Development

This series of four short videos includes User’s Guides and Parent Handouts that address the following topics in an engaging and straightforward way:

  • Brain Wonders: Nurturing Healthy Brain Development from Birth
  • Literacy Skills: The Roots of Reading Start at Birth
  • Power of Play: Building Skills While Having Fun
  • Temperament: What Makes Your Child Tick?

Series 2 — Brain, Body, and Mind from Birth to 3 Years

This series of four short videos with User’s Guide and Parent Handouts address the following topics in an engaging and straightforward way:

  • Development From Birth to 12 Months Old: Forming a Trusting Bond to Nurture Learning
  • Development From 12 to 24 Months Old: Strong, Positive Connections and Interactions Fuel Learning
  • Development From 24 to 36 Months Old: New Skills Develop Through Play, Routines, and Relationships
  • School Readiness: Foundations in Language, Literacy, Thinking, and Social-Emotional Skills

Series 3 — Physical, Language, and Social-Emotional Development

This series of four short videos with User’s Guide and Parent Handouts address the following topics in an engaging and straightforward way:

  • From Cries to Conversations: The Development of Communication Skills from Birth to 3
  • Driven to Discover: How Thinking Skills Develop Through Everyday Play and Exploration
  • From Feelings to Friendships: Nurturing Healthy Social-Emotional Development in the Early Years
  • Busy Bodies: How the Development of Physical Skills Supports Learning

Series 4 — Nurturing Attachment and Managing Challenging Behaviors

This series of four short videos with User’s Guide and Parent Handouts address the following topics in an engaging and straightforward way:

  • Before Birth: Prenatal Development for Baby, Mom, and Dad
  • Responsive Care: Nurturing a Strong Attachment Through Everyday Moments
  • The Daddy Factor: How Fathers Support Young Children’s Development
  • Tantrums, Defiance, Aggression—Oh My!: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviors

Special Edition — Fun with STEM

This series of eight short videos* with User’s Guide and Parent Handouts illustrates how adults can facilitate and extend young children’s early STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) knowledge in developmentally appropriate and joyful ways. Addresses the following topics:

  • Science Skills
  • Engineering and Technology Skills
  • Counting Skills
  • Addition and Subtraction Skills
  • Shape Awareness
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Patterning Skills
  • Measurement Skills

*STEM videos are in both English and Spanish.