First Things First update for March 5

| March 11, 2019

March 2019

Children’s books open a world of words and ideas
Read Across America celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss and encourages everyone to pick up a book and read with a child. No one knows more about children’s books than your friendly neighborhood librarian, so we asked Wendy Resnik of the Phoenix Public Library to share her thoughts on the joy of books and tips for reading together with young children.
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VIDEO: How to help your child develop a love for reading
Babies develop language skills from the day they are born. When your child hears words and language, their brain develops important connections needed to learn how to read. Reading with your baby is also a great opportunity to build a strong and healthy relationship between parent and child. Watch our video for tips on how to make the most of reading with your little one.
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New tools to help you choose quality child care
Many Arizona families need child care, but finding quality programs can be a challenge. Quality child care and preschool programs help kids learn, grow and develop important life skills. The new QualityFirstAZ.com offers a search tool, quality checklist and information to help you find a quality early learning program that’s right for your family.
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