Other Resources

Parenting

  • NAEYC for Families – Produced by NAEYC, this site offers research-based tips and ideas on children’s learning and development
  • Center for Parenting Education –  This organization educates and supports parents to do the best job they can to raise their children to become confident, caring, responsible and productive
  • United Way: Resources for Parents – Offer guidance on how to choose your child care provider, as well as information about Success by 6 and other programs
  • Children’s Advocacy Project – Helps to bridge the gap between the many quality social service agencies in the Philadelphia area and the families that need their help the most
  • Healthy Children – Site for parents powered by the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Kids Health – Offers information about health, development and wellness to parents
  • Baby Center – Resource for parents with advice, tips and shared parenting stories
  • Sesame Street for Parents – Games, activities and crafts you can do with your child
  • Parent Hacks –  Collection of parents’ tips, recommendations, workarounds and bits of wisdom
  • InterfaithFamily – An initiative to bring personal, local resources and services to Philadelphia interfaith couples and families exploring Jewish life
  • Healthy Beginnings Activity Planner – The Healthy Beginnings Activity Planner is a web-based application that you can use to help find activities that you can do with your infant or toddler, right now, right where you are, to promote early learning
  • Philadelphia Board of Health Recommendations – Philadelphia Board of Health recommendations around beverages and screen time in early childhood settings

 

Early Childhood Education: Awareness and Advocacy

 

Around Our Communities

  • CCIS Philadelphia– CCIS Philadelphia is your information source for finding, selectining, and paying for child care.
  • American Heritage Credit Union – Providing financial solutions for Philadelphia families and administering programs and events for children and families in the community
  • Philly Fun Guide – Listing of family friendly events in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties
  • JKidPhilly – A program of Jewish Learning Venture, they aim to connect the wider community with Jewish events, resources and education.  It is also the home of the PJ Library.
  • philly.mommypoppins – Directory for child friendly activities, museums, shops and classes, particularly in Montgomery County
  • Fairmount CDC – Collaboration of Fairmount neighborhood institutions, residents and businesses
  • Kids in Center City – Organized by the Center City District, this is a one stop shop for all things youthful in Center City Philly
  • Philly Art Center – Offers music and art classes that are just for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Abington Art Center – Offers classes for children 4 to 6 as well as events, exhibitions and classes for all ages
  • Wayne Art Center – Nonprofit which offers a wide range of art and music classes starting at age 3.
  • Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County – Like it says on the tin, fun activities for our Delaware County families
  • FamilyFocused Media – Connecting families through local websites, focused neighborhood magazines and engaging events.

 

Child Development