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Infants and Toddlers

ELCFV recognizes the need to support programs as they design environments and activities that meet the needs of ALL children and is pleased to offer providers the opportunity to participate in a Infant Toddler Quality Initiative!

Click here for the Infant and Toddler Initiative Flyer and to register click here.

Nurturing Infants and Toddlers Development

A nurturing Environment is a critical factor in Infants and toddlers’ development, it is important for caregivers to be aware of their responsibility for nurturing the development and learning of infants and toddlers while in your care.

Infants, toddlers, and their families are nurtured when relationships are healthy, environments are safe, and caregivers understand how to support the learning and development of infants and toddlers.

There are many different ways to nature infant and toddler development, including:

  • Warm, responsive relationships
  • Healthy and safe environment
  • Caregiver Competence