First Things First suggests ways to link technology and toddlers

For families of babies, toddlers and preschoolers, saying no screen time is easier said than done. Technology isn’t going away, and neither is the desire to make sure that kids are prepared for a world filled with computers at every turn. “A great alternative to media use that is non-engaging, such as a child sitting […]

First Things First honors Karen Bradley as champion for children

First Things First has recognized Karen Bradley as the 2018 First Things First Champion for Young Children. The award is given to local champions who volunteer their time with First Things First and raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood development and health, according to a press release. Champions such as Ms. Bradley, […]

Tips on preparing incoming kindergarteners for success during the summer

With summer approaching, families can use tips on preparing children for kindergarten during the summer by turning everyday events into learning moments leading to success. Many kindergarten teachers tell parents that engaging in basic everyday activities are the best ways to help ensure incoming kindergarteners feel confident and ready for transitioning to kindergarten, according to […]

Volunteer seats open to those who want to be a voice for young kids

If you are passionate about children and want to impact the early childhood programs available to young kids in our community, First Things First needs you. FTF seeks about 150 volunteers for the opportunity to impact the early childhood services and programs available to young kids in local communities across Arizona, according to a press […]