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Want to learn more about the importance of early childhood development, the benefits of investing in young children, and how national research is guiding our work in Kent County? We have put together resources for parents, news about what is happening in our community, and the latest research about early childhood.

Parents are their children’s most important teachers

As a parent, you are already your child’s first and best teacher. The things you do every day help build your child’s brain and nurture his or her development and learning.

Begin with this resource page source for parents in Kent County to learn more about early childhood development and the resources available in our community.

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Dig into the Research on Early Childhood

First Steps Kent partners with organizations across the nation to build effective early childhood systems. Learn more about our national partners:

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Interested in learning more about the importance of investing in early childhood?

Explore these websites to find research and data that will guide your understanding: