Artful Dad: Building Early Connections Through Music and Play
ZERO TO THREE is thrilled to be partnering with Artful Dad to provide a range of resources that help parents and caregivers put brain science into action through everyday play with their babies and toddlers.
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Eric Bruce (a.k.a. Artful Dad) documented all the adventures that unfolded over his son Jack’s first year, which became a viral sensation on YouTube. Now that Jack is about to turn two, Artful Dad and ZERO TO THREE are partnering to share some toddler moments through a new series of videos, all linked back to great ZERO TO THREE resources. Check it out – and watch the Bruce family continue their journey, using music, play, and the arts to grow, learn, and build strong relationships.
Read more about the power of everyday moments to support healthy development by browsing the ZERO TO THREE resources below.
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Have you and your little one caught the Artful Dad bug? We want to see! Tag @ZEROTOTHREE and use the hashtag #ArtfulBaby on Facebook or Twitter, and be sure to submit a link to the post below. You’ll also receive periodic updates from us about new parenting resources released from ZERO TO THREE.
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