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Resources for Caregivers

On this page Center Directors, Family Providers, and all other Caregivers will find links to articles and websites that will help enhance the quality of their care.


This is just a sample of the resources we have pulled together in our office. If you have a topic that you would like information on that isn't posted on this page, give us a call at 801-626-7837, we will see what we can find for you.

Learning Environments


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The following forms are for Center Directors, Supervisors, and/or teacher who wish to reflect on the activities and/or curriculum that they are currently using to improve the quality of their care.


Helpful Websites


  • - Preschoolers like to investigate! They enjoy learning about the world around them. The Project Approach involves children in studies of things nearby that interest them and are worth knowing more about.
  • - National Association for the Education of Young Children. Promoting high-quality early learning by connecting practice, policy, and research.
  • - Head Start Early Childhod Learning & Knowledge Center - Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.

  • - The Perpetual Preschool provides teachers with over 50,000 free themes, pre-k curriculum, prek lesson plans, and online workshops to further early childhood education.
  • - This community has been created to celebrate and support the creativity and dedication of all those who participate in the education of young children.
  • - Hands-on learning activities & printables to inspire young minds. Serving Pre-K teachers, parents, & kids.
  •  - Preschool Pioneer is a part of Utah's Online Library. There are several ideas and math and reading activities for preschool aged children. Most are free to access. Those resources that require a username and password can be accessed for free with the username premedia and password learn1.


  • - The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day.
  • - As you explore this website, you will find the resources you need to build healthy relationships with infants and toddlers, grow your skills as a professional and become an advocate for change. - The Virtual Lab School empowers professionals as they build their knowledge and skills around research-based practices in child and youth care and development.



We are in the process of refining this page. Check back later for more and/or better organized resources!


Care About Childcare - Weber State University

1351 Edvalson St Dept. 1309

Ogden UT 84408-1309
(801) 626-7837

Care About Childcare - Weber State University is a program of Weber State University's Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education's Child & Family Studies Department.

Funding is provided by the Child Care and Development Fund and the Department of Workforce Services, Office of Child Care.