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Effective family engagement can improve all aspects of a child’s development from birth throughout their school years. Maryland Families Engage provides resources designed for educators, child care providers, families, and community members alike to facilitate the best possible experiences for all children.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder
National Institute of Mental Health
April is National Autism Awareness Month ...
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The Arts at Home
Ready at Five
Support your child's development by doing these art-related activities ...
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Children Smiling Happiness Friendship Celebration
Experimenting with Music and Movement
Ready at Five
Help children discover the joy of music and movement at home ...
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Welcome to the Library with bunny, bird, mice surround by and reading books.
Maryland’s Day By Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar
By The Maryland State Library
Each month has a free, downloadable PDF calendar, as well as interactives for families to enjoy ...
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Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: April
By Stephanie Turnbach, IDEALS Institute, and Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Here are some ideas for activities you can do with your family this month: ...
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Wednesday Watch Parties surround by twinkling stars.
Wednesday Watch Parties
By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Wednesday Watch Parties on Facebook @MDEngageEarly the first Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m ...
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