Re-Connecting and Building Relationships with Infants: As infants and toddlers return to child care settings they, and their families may need help in adapting to new routines and re-establishing relationships with their caregivers. This tip sheet provides you with helpful tips and strategies to help caregivers with reconnecting and building healthy relationships.
Respectful and Responsive Relationship Are Key to Supporting Optimal Infant and Toddler Development: During this time of transition and uncertainty, building respectful and responsive relationships is key. This article provides an overview of both family/child relationships and Care-giver Relationships and how, as a primary caregiver you have the chance to commit to the development of respectful and responsive relationship with those in your care.
While there, be sure to check out the link at the bottom of the article be sure to visit the article titled Relationships, The Heart of Development and Learning. It provides information on how relationships contribute and support development and learning in infants and toddlers.
Caring For Each Other: Your friends at Sesame Street have developed an interactive site filled with content that you can use to spark playful learning and provide support to those in your care during Covid-19. You can find tips in the For Parents and Providers such as Reconnecting and Respecting regarding recommendations around social distancing, You can review the Play, Watch and Learn to see tips on Monster Mediation and more!
While you are there, check out the Laugh and Smile Parent PSA- a Sesame Street You Tube Video for parents around strategies to have fun at home during COVID-19.