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HELLO is the platform for NAEYC's Interest Forums and online communities. Members can use this space to have conversations and create connections with peers around important early learning issues. 

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  • Due to the impact of COVID-19, NAEYC staff are currently working remotely.  During this time, we will not have access to live telephone calling.  Therefore, we ask that you email us at:  info@naeyc.org ... More

  • A book that has worked well is called You Go Away,by Dorothy Carey. It has a very simple repetitive text with illustrations that show different situations where the adult goes away and then comes back.  ... More

  • Thank you so much for posting this, Encian! We just ordered "Lessons from Turtle Island" yesterday and I saw your post today! I look forward to participating.  ------------------------------ Abby Kurlfink ... More

  • Apologies everyone, the registration link I first sent is not working. Here's a working registration link: https://forms.gle/ kLCMni113NZvy21f8   Thank you! ------------------------------ Encian ... More

  • We do have culturally representative food toys and some photos we have laminated now to help make it easily sanitized, but was not sure if this is considered enough to satisfy the requirement. We normally ... More

  • Can you not have dramatic/culturally representative play without fabric Dress Up props? Props that represent different cultures do not have to be just clothing, but play foods. pictures representing those ... More

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Featured Interest Forum

Early Math Interest Forum

For anyone interested in joining the Early Math Interest Forum, we’d love to include you! We just launched this year with the goal of building a community to highlight the importance of early math in the lives of young children and their families. Pro tip: Tag your posts with math-related keywords! Learn how here

Key Resources from the Early Math Interest Forum Resource Library:

Calendar Time for Young Children: Good Intentions Gone Awry
Reflecting on Teaching Length Measurement to Young Children
Encouraging positive attitudes toward math