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Pick the Perfect Tune: 6 Sing-Along Favorites for Lifelong Book Lovers

Pick the Perfect Tune: 6 Sing-Along Favorites for Lifelong Book Lovers

By Kristen Bowman, Flow with K. Bow
February is Library Lovers' Month! ...
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2023 NCDHM Poster

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

By Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
This year's theme is "Brush, Floss, Smile." ...
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Read the "Eliminate Sugary Beverages: 7 Tips for Getting Children to Enjoy Nature’s Drink" article here.

Eliminate Sugary Beverages: 7 Tips for Getting Children to Enjoy Nature’s Drink

By Diane Teigiser, Administrator, Maryland Dental Action Coalition
Discover low-cost ways to keep your child’s mouth healthy ...
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Three children at a table in playground

I Did Nothing Today: 5 Tips to Get More Details from Children

By Theresa Lutz, IDEALS Institute
DYK: Play helps children develop social and emotional development skills? ...
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5 Play Tips for Preschool-Age Children

5 Play Tips for Preschool-Age Children

By The American Academy of Pediatrics
Preschool-age children need at least three hours of physical activity​ ...
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Go Ahead and Get Bored: Why is Play so Important?

Go Ahead and Get Bored: Why is Play so Important?

By Cheryl Simpson, Pure Play Every Day, Inc.
According to experts, play is our best resource for family ...
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A mother sits on a cushion the floor, reading to her young daughter

3 Simple Tips for Families to Support Children’s Language and Literacy Development at Home

By Lisa Ann Dickinson, The Goddard School in Owings Mills
Help children to understand that words have meanings ...
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A young girl reads a library book to a dog

Furry Listeners Encourage Young Readers

By Karyn Spellman, IDEALS Institute
Read to a dog at your local library ...
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Teach Children Coping Skills with Acts of Gratitude

Teach Children Coping Skills with Acts of Gratitude

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Encourage children to focus on the good things in life ...
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