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Helpful Parent Resources


Resources and Links for Parents of Preschool Children

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Go Smart Active Children Do Better

Parents and teachers use Go Smart to engage 0-5 year olds for at least an hour of physical play each day to enhance important skills and abilities.  Go Smart is engineering movement back into the daily lives of young children!  Check out this free web tool that will easily help you find games and activities that reach children where they are and help develop important skills and abilities.  This web site features:  Let’s Get Moving, Active Children Do Better, Personalize Your Experience, Play Anywhere, Anytime,  and The Power of Play Activities.  It has great activities.

 

Let’s Get Moving – Use the filters below to quickly access activities your kids will love!

 

 

 

Active Children Do Better– Parents and teachers use Go Smart to engage 0-5 year olds for at least an hour of physical play each day to enhance important skills and abilities.

 

 

      

                     

                                                         

Personalize Your Experience Create a profile and make Go Smart even easier to use.  Save your favorite games to your profile and organize them into groups.

 

 

Play Anywhere, Anytime – Children need at least an hour of physical activity each day.  Discover quick and simple ways to get 0-5 year olds more active and the importance of physical play.

 

 

 

 

 

The Power of Play Activities – Active play helps children excel in school and go on to more fruitful careers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VROOM is about creating brain-building moments.  Every parent has what it takes to be a brain builder.  The good news is, the time you have is all you need to be a brain-builder. Take a look at the basic ways you can make it happen for your child.  Science and Facts, Tools and Activities & More.

 

 

PEEP and the Big Wide World helps hatch new scientists everyday.  Website contains activities for children to use to explore simple science concepts  and Anywhere Activities for parents  that include easy-to-do ideas for you and your kids to do together. The PEEP website and materials are also in Spanish.

 

 

 

The Way Things Move

Sound

Animals and Plants

Light and Color

Numbers and Measuring

Shapes and Patterns

 

 

Parenting Tools for Families – Text 4 Baby, National Center for Families learning, Healthy Family habits, Learning in Daily Routines, Tips with Technology, Summer Fun Tips

 

 

Text 4 Baby – Get free text messages for prenatal care, baby health, parenting, and more. Find out more.

 

 

 

National Center for Families Learning – Healthy Family Habits, Learning in Daily Routines, Tips with Technology, Summer Fun Tips

 

 

North Dakota Road Conditions

North Dakota Road Conditions

 

 

ND Road Map

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellness Resources

Asking Saves Kids – The ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign promotes a simple idea with the potential to help keep kids safe.  ASK, “Is there an unlocked gun in your house?” before sending your child over to play.

 

 

You Tube Video on Gun Safety

 

 

 

Gun Safety Basics

 

 

 

11 Things for Parents to Know about the Flu Vaccine

 

 

 

E- Cigarettes:  An Emerging Public Health Challenge

 

 

 

Why Kids Need to Spend Time in Nature

 Ideas for Getting Your Kids into Nature

 

 

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