Children are born wired to learn through play and exploration. Provide your child with quality experiences and environments that promote learning.
Children are born wired to learn through play and exploration, and families are often their most influential teachers. That’s why it’s up to you to provide your child with quality experiences and environments that promote learning. Children typically develop and master new skills in a certain order or gradual progression. Every child develops at his or her individual rate and possesses unique characteristics, talents and interests. These new skills are often categorized into the six domains of learning with many of the skills overlapping between domains.
Many factors can determine whether kids have a solid foundation or one that will crumble when they are challenged with tough decisions. Read More
As children change and grow, their brains are busy learning and making connections. As they explore and interact with the world around them, their cognitive development rapidly expands. Read More
During the first few years the human body changes rapidly and dramatically. Children’s physical well-being, health, and motor development are cornerstones of early development and learning. These are all key dimensions of school readiness. Read More
Social and emotional development is essential to children’s growth. Help your child succeed by guiding them in the following areas: Read More
Your child is going to experience a variety of emotions as he or she matures. As a parent, it is up to you to understand your child’s behaviors and handle them appropriately. Read More
Children start developing listening skills at birth. Your baby begins to hear sounds and they begin to recognize familiar voices. Read More
: Bringing together City, Schools, and the Community for
a common mission.
GrowSmart’s mission is to promote and improve the
healthy development, school readiness, and reading
proficiency of young children, ages 0-8, in Virginia
This site was designed to provide information and resources for Virginia Beach parents, caregivers,and teachers of young children, ages 0-8.
The site is also intended for our community stakeholders who wish to find out more about the City of Virginia Beach’s early learning efforts and how you can get involved.
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