School Readiness

Recording: Sensory Gardens

In this recording of Sensory Gardens, we’ll share five specific activities to use in a garden or greenspace to help young children integrate and organize their senses, as well as tips and tricks for managing challenging sensory-related behaviors.

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Recording: Inspiring Curiosity and Wonder with the Smithsonian

The recording of Inspiring Curiosity and Wonder provides great resources that are easily implemented in any learning environment.

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NHSA And The Zoo In The Classroom: Me, You, and Elephants Too!

“Me, You, and Elephants Too!” means learning Identity, Culture and Community through the experience of observing elephants from Smithsonian’s National Zoo!

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NHSA and the Zoo in the Classroom: Cheetahs

“Pre-Math with Cheetahs” means counting with colorful critters as fun and engaging way to learn pre-math concepts! 

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Webinar: Coding Readiness for Head Start

The webinar recording for “Coding Readiness” shares more information about the partnership, a broad overview of the opportunities and more.

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Webinar: Fall Garden Storytime

Teachers can use the interactive story recording and supplemental Fall Garden Storytime resources to build a really fun lesson!

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Head Start Advantage: Child Welfare

Toolkit: School Readiness and the Every Student Succeeds Act

Head Start Advantage: Children’s Social-Emotional Development

3 Ways to Increase Access to High Speed Internet

Equitable access to high-speed internet is essential to preparing children for success in school and beyond.

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