Active Learning Manual

This manual provides an overview of suggested physical activity for preschoolers and offers recommendations for how to include children with disabilities.

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.