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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!  
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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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Fathers as a Resource in Early Child Care Settings

Fathers—and men—are an important part of a child’s world. Fathers interact with children differently than mothers. They tend to engage in more physically stimulating…
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Tips on Playing with Babies and Toddlers

Try these tips the next time you play with your child and watch how even the simplest interactions encourage them to learn and explore the world around them. Playtime…
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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. Search