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

 

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.
  • 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