NC Preschool Pyramid Model Resources: Families

North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five Printable Version – Expands the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development goals into observable behaviors at two-, three-, and six-month intervals.  (Please note that the printed version is more than 800 pages.)

Ideas for Providing Comfort and Calming at the Basic Emotional Level: Provides simple comfort and calming tips that can be used by families with their children.

Backpack Connection Series: Handouts created by Technical Assistance Center for Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI) to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior.

Message in a Backpack Series: Handouts created by National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to share information with families regarding child development.

Parent Posters: Posters targeting social emotional skills embedded within daily routines of the home.

Positive Parent-Child Relationships: This article highlights the powerful effects that early parent-child relationships have on children's emotional well-being, their basic coping and problem-solving abilities, and future capacity for relationships.

Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: Everyday Ideas for Increasing Children's Opportunities to Practice Social Skills and Emotional Competencies.

Conscious Discipline for Parents: Materials for parents to address social emotional skills at home including, I Love You Rituals.

Family Routine Guide: Assists parents and caregivers in developing a plan to support young children who are using challenging behavior.

Fostering Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children: Families: Provides examples of ways to connect with young children, and help children develop relationships, regulate their behavior and emotions, and talk about their feelings.

NCPMI Family Fact Sheet - Handout created by the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCMPI) to share information with families regarding the Pyramid Model and it’s benefits to Children, Families, and Teachers.

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