Why we celebrate the Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child recognizes young children for their innate sense of curiosity, unique way of seeing the world, and general sense of wonder. More than 40 years ago, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) created a week in which national and local leaders would recognize the impact children…

Activity Ideas: Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

Each year KinderCare Education centers join the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in celebrating the Week of the Young Child, an entire week devoted to acknowledging the needs of young children and their families and recognizing the early childhood programs that serve the nation’s youngest learners. Music Monday Early exposure to…

Why We Celebrate the Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child recognizes young children for their innate sense of curiosity, unique way of seeing the world, and general sense of wonder. More than 40 years ago, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) created a week in which national and local leaders would recognize the impact children…

Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

More than 40 years ago, leaders at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) planned the first Week of the Young Child (WOYC) to shine a spotlight on the needs of young children and their families and recognize the early childhood programs that serve the nation’s youngest learners. This year’s celebration, titled…