The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children is committed to improving the education and welfare of children from birth through age eight. They offer information on training, materials, & services.
- Michigan Government
The Education & Children’s Services site offers information on a wide variety of topics involving education and children's issues in Michigan.
Michigan's Project Great Start
Project Great Start is a statewide effort to coordinate public and private efforts for Michigan's youngest children. The website provides information on programs, services, and supports for all children from birth to age five.
- Read to Succeed
Read to Succeed is a community partnership created to promote literacy in our lives. At the site you will find literacy resources for parents, teachers, and children.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children believes that parents and families are young children's first teachers. The NAEYC website provides resources for families, information on quality child care, preschools, and schools for young children. Also, included are activities do at home to encourage child development.
Parents as Teachers
Parents as Teachers website provides information and support for parents. The site offers parenting tips to build early literacy skills for young children.
- Reading Is Fundamental
It is never too early to introduce books to a child. The RIF website offers parents, families, and providers with tips, stories, songs and activities for helping a child learn to love reading.
- National Institute for Literacy
Offers information about the effective teaching of reading for children, based on the evidence from quality research.
The U.S. Department of Education’s website provides parents with suggestions for helping their child with academics. The website includes activities and resources for children birth through age 6 years.
Zero to Three
Zero to Three believes that parents are the true experts on their children and that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to raising children. The site offers language & literacy ideas to support your child's learning.
- Washington Learning Systems
Activities for adults and children birth to three that encourage early language and literacy development. They are appropriate for children with disabilities as well as children who are developing typically.
The CISD recognizes that school success requires that children spend their first years in nurturing, stimulating environments. The site has information about early childhood programs & services for Calhoun County families.
- Community Literacy Collaborative
The Battle Creek community collaborative believes that 'it starts with reading'. The site offers answers to your questions about literacy learning for young children, school aged children, and adults.
- Head Start
CAA is dedicated to helping people achieve and maintain independence. The website offers programs, services & opportunities for families with young chidlren.
The website for young children offers a selection of literacy based activities and games for young children.
Marshall District Library
The library's Kids Korner offers fun & games, books & reading, library events, and other activities for preschool and school age children.
Willard Public Library
The library website offers a list of special programs for families and children, books for parents to read with their child, and storytimes where parents and children can listen to a story.