NAEYC Week of the Young Child Free Resources & Activities

A full week of fun learning experiences

Educators

Every year, the National Association for the Education of Young Children hosts the Week of the Young Child in April–  a time for celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities. 

Select a day to start exploring free story guides, recommended vocabulary, and activities for every day of the week!

MUSIC
Music Monday
TOGETHER
Tasty Tuesday
TOGETHER
Work Together Wednesday
ART
Artsy Thursday
Family
Family Friday

young children playing musical instruments

Music Monday

Recommended Vocabulary:

Infants & Toddlers: Instruments, Fast/Slow, Loud/Quiet

Preschool & Pre-K: Instruments, Rhythm, Pride

 

Compound Words Song

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

Rollins Rhyme Collection

Infant, Toddler,
Preschool, & Pre-K

 

 

Shake it Up Baby Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

Rupert Can Dance Story Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

Music Musica Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

 

young children playing musical instruments

Tasty Tuesday

Recommended Vocabulary:

Infants & Toddlers: Colorful, Vegetable, Fruit

Preschool & Pre-K: Variety, Ingredients, Refuse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

young children playing musical instruments

Work Together Wednesday

Recommended Vocabulary:

Infants & Toddlers: Helpful, Busy, Kind

Preschool & Pre-K: Assist, Cooperate, Community

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swimmy Story Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

It’s Mine Story Guide

Older Toddlers

 

young children playing musical instruments

Artsy Thursday

Recommended Vocabulary:

Infants & Toddlers: Artist, Beautiful Blend

Preschool & Pre-K: Create, Curious, Amazed

 

Piggy Paints Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

Mouse Paint Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

Beautiful Oops! Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

young children playing musical instruments

Family Friday

Recommended Vocabulary:

Infants & Toddlers: Baby, Comfort, Dependent

Preschool & Pre-K: Dependent, Attention, Jealous

 

Oonga Boonga Story Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

The Family Book Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

Daddy Cuddles Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

 

 

Grandfathers REAL Time Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

Pretty Brown Face Story Guide

Infants & Toddlers

 

 

Owl Babies Story Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

Owl Babies Bubble Map

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

Peter’s Chair Story Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

 

 

The Kissing Hand Story Guide

Preschool & Pre-K

 

 

Noisy Nora

Preschool & Pre-K

 

1 Comment

  1. Luella Golden

    I would like to get start soon as possible with the ceus:Read with me part 1 and 2
    Talk with me baby and Talk with me .Also power of language 2 hrs.

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