Resources

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Full Early Childhood Activity Book

    Published on October 18, 2018

    The Heads In, Hearts In family enrichment program encourages families to use their minds as a tool to expand their knowledge around a variety of topic areas. This packet contains all 15 early childhood activities.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Feelings Mask

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will explore emotions with the child by creating a mask that represents a feeling or emotion.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Feather Color Match

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, adults will encourage and support children as they practice their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination by matching the colors of feathers to dots on a piece of plastic foam.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Cupcake Counting

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, adults will encourage and support children as they practice their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and counting by placing the correct number of pompoms in the cupcake liner.

  • Children & Youth Programming: Supporting Child and Family Development

    Published on April 24, 2017

    With a goal of ensuring every Michigan child is prepared with the knowledge, tools and skills to lead a healthy and productive life, MSU Extension’s children and youth programming uses the experiential learning model through which children learn best.

  • Family Book Sheets

    Published on September 18, 2013

    Using books in early childhood is a great way to link new concepts to ideas that children already understand.