Texas Early Learning Council “Little Texans Big Futures”

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Infant, Toddler, Three Year Old Development Guidelines

As educators of young children, we wish to share a new statewide public awareness campaign on the importance of early childhood development titled “Little Texans Big Futures.”

The campaign message is based on the new Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines.

Parental Concerns Choosing Day Care for Your Child

The awareness campaign provides useful reminders addressing these important parent concerns,

  • Selecting high quality child care,
  • Responsive care-giving,
  • The importance of developmental screenings.

These evidence based guidelines have been developed over a period of two years by the Texas Early Learning Council.

They focus on ensuring that all children have the high-quality early experiences required for optimal brain development during the critical period of birth to three years of age and on into kindergarten.

They are designed to assist caregivers in understanding early childhood development.

Texas Pediatric Society | Academy of Pediatrics Endorses Campaign

The guidelines have been endorsed by the Texas Pediatric Society and the Texas chapter of the Academy of Pediatrics.Blue Building Blocks TPS Text Logo

Check out all of the campaign ads and resources at Little Texans, presented by the Texas Early Learning Council.

The website is intended to support parents, caregivers, and anyone interested in promoting the healthy development of young children, and is designed to help adults understand more about how young children grow and build skills, and how adults can support their development.  You will also find great resources including posters, radio and video ads, the early learning guidelines (in English, Spanish and Vietnamese), a parent’s guide to choosing child care, and many more resources to use and share with others.

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