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Kids grow all day every day and you can help give them a bright future with brain-boosting activities. But don’t worry—kids don’t need fancy toys to learn. All they need is you.

Download Calendar

Download the 2017 WYQC printable calendar and get illustrations for coloring, silly holidays, and weekly ideas for fun ideas for quality interactions!  


How Partnering With Your Child’s Caregiver Supports Healthy Development

ZERO TO THREE’s podcast series, Little Kids, Big Questions, addresses some of the most common (and challenging) issues facing parents of babies and toddlers. This…
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From Feelings to Friendships: Nurturing Healthy Social-Emotional Development in the Early Years

The bond between a parent and child builds the child’s ability to form relationships with others, express emotions, and face difficult challenges. Through supportive…
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How To Help Your Child Develop Empathy

Empathy is the ability to imagine how someone else is feeling in a particular situation and respond with care. This is a very complex skill to develop. Being able to…
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For Parents: How to Prepare Babies for Their First Babysitter

Helping your baby develop a relationship with her babysitter is a gift to her. She learns that her community is filled with loving people who will take good care of…
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Strong Bonds Yield Strong Learners

The question for all of us is how we can give all babies and toddlers the best start on a life-long journey of learning? The first day of learning — when a child begins…
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New in the bonus Store!

Because Wyoming is best explored with a kid by your side, we have developed a take-anywhere booklet of nature activities to work on together. Follow Chuck and Pepper on a voyage of discovery to learn about our state’s amazing lands, plants and animals.  

Wyoming Early Childhood Network

A key part of WY Quality Counts’ goal to support early childhood care is helping connect parents and providers to Wyoming’s many child care resources.