Week of the Young Child 2021

Partnering with the Austin Association for the Education of Young Children (AAEYC)

The Week of the Young Child® is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world's largest early childhood education association, with nearly 60,000 members and a network of 51 Affiliates. 

The purpose of the Week of the Young Child® is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

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Weekly Overview

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    Music Monday

    When children sing, dance, and listen to music, they develop their language and early literacy skills while being active and encouraging movement.

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    Tasty Tuesday

    This fun, food-themed day is about more than just cheese and crackers. Cooking together connects math with literacy skills, science, and more.

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    Work Together Wednesday (STEM Day)

    When children build together they explore math and science concepts and develop their social and early literacy skills.

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    Artsy Thursday

    Think, problem solve, create! Children develop creativity, social skills and fine motor skills with open-ended art projects where they can make choices, use their imaginations, and create with their hands.

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    Family Friday

    Engaging and celebrating families is at the heart of supporting our youngest learners.
    Rainbow Fish Book Day episode airing April 11th at 12 pm.

  • Educator Resources

    Click here to access some awesome classroom resources for Week of the Young Child.

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