Early childhood is a critical time to develop a love of reading. MSU Extension can help parents and caregivers make the most of their reading time with their children.

Early childhood is a critical time to develop a love of reading. MSU Extension programming is designed to help parents and caregivers make the most of their reading time with their children. It supports and enhances book reading in seven areas of school readiness: math and science, reading readiness, music and movement, motor skills, thinking skills, art, and pretend play.

For more information, contact an early childhood educator near you.

Check out MSU Extension's video based resources on the MSU Extension Early Childhood YouTube channel. Topics of videos include: friendship skills, communication, developing independence, cooperation, misbehavior, early literacy, sibling relationships and much more. New video topics are added freqently!

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