Parent Resources

These informative websites cover everything from how to sneak in fun math, to child development milestones, to how to ensure your child is ready to learn upon entering kindergarten.

Bedtime Math   

Looking for fun ways to add math concepts to your daily conversation with children, check out Laura Bilodeau Overdeck’s Bedtime Math and let the fun begin.

Get Ready to READ!

This site is one of the National Center for Learning Disabilities' family of websites offering many informative early literacy resources.

Pathways

This site offers relevant child development information and provides FREE tools to maximize children’s motor, sensory, and communication development.

PBS Parents

From suggestions on how to make sure birthday parties run smoothly, to learning how to make silly putty, to the importance of creating family routines… PBS for parents does it all!

Kids Health

The award-winning KidsHealth comes from Nemours, one of the largest nonprofit organizations devoted to children's health.

Center for the Developing Child
Harvard University

This site, based on cutting-edge research and development, documents breakthroughs in the field of child development.


                                                                                                                                               

Zero to Three

Science-based information on how children learn and grow from birth to age 3.

CHIP - Children's Medicaid

Children in Texas without health insurance may be able to get low cost or free health coverage from the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or Children’s Medicaid. Both programs cover office visits, prescription drugs, dental care, eye exams, glasses, and more.

¡Colorín colorado!

Premier national website serving parents, teachers, and librarians that covers many informative topics from selecting great books to covering the importance of reading to children.  This site is bilingual and has many useful tips for English language learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12.

Common Sense Media

Offers age-appropriate, reliable information so parents can decide what's best for their family. Includes reviews of movies, TV shows, books, games, and more.

Wonderopolis

From the National Center for Family Literacy, Wonderopolis is a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.

Doing Good Together

Doing Good Together offers parents useful information on how to raise children with a giving spirit.