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Statewide Initiatives

Social-Emotional 

Even infants and toddlers can begin to use guidance to develop their social-emotional skills.

How Emotional Development Unfolds Starting at Birth

In this podcast, Dr. Ross Thompson describes how early emotional development unfolds and what parents can do to nurture their child’s social and emotional skills starting at birth.

First Feelings: The Foundation of Healthy Development, Starting From Birth

Learn how parents are their child's guide in sharing the joys and coping with the challenges, starting on day one.

Social-Emotional Activities for Infants and Toddlers (Birth-5) (PDF)

Various ideas to promote social-emotional development with young children.