Questions about kids

Get answers to important questions that parents and caregivers have about the psychological development of infants and toddlers. Some available in Spanish, Somali, and/or Hmong.

Tip sheets

Access information about behavior in young children and on how to best support a child’s development.


We conducted an evaluation of Text2Learn, a project developed by the Minnesota Children’s Museum to use text messaging as a strategy to promote parents’ playful learning and early literacy activities with their preschool-age children.

Preschool Attendance Project

We’re working with Minneapolis Public Schools to gather data to help improve attendance in the district’s High 5 preschool program.

Early Bridges: A Preschool Theatre Arts Program

We work with the Minneapolis-based Children’s Theatre Company to evaluate the impact of an outreach program that aims to build children’s storytelling and theater arts skills.