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A little girl is smiling while a little boy is frowning with his arms crossed.

Family Activity Time Series: Recognizing and Identifying Emotions

IDEALS Institute
Support positive mental health conversations between families and children, especially ...
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The Educator’s and Family's Guide to Mental Health and Self-Care

The Educator’s and Family’s Guide to Mental Health and Self-Care

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Support positive mental health conversations with children, families, and educators ...
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two children wearing shirts with painted sad and frustrated faces on them

Little People, Big Feelings (video)

Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
Whether they are a sad, frustrated, or just plain angry, ...
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Adult playing guitar and three young children playing a bongo, maracas and guitar

Making Music with Children

Ready at Five
Music is important for child development, school readiness, and social and emotional ...
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Graphic title stating Fun Ideas for Family Engagement April

Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: April

By Stephanie Turnbach, IDEALS Institute, and Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Teachers and Providers: Partner with parents and families to meet school ...
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Coping Skills Cards

Coping Skills Cards

The Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign
Cut these out or allow your child use a clothes ...
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A mother smiles as she hugs her two young sons.

Hoy me siento

The Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign
smiling young girl laying tummy down on swing

Today I Feel

The Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign
A Smorgasbord of Possibilities: How Maryland Libraries Activate Lifelong Learning for Families

A Smorgasbord of Possibilities: How Maryland Libraries Activate Lifelong Learning for Families

By Carrie Sanders, Maryland State Library, and Dorothy Stoltz, Carroll County Public Library
What does a deliberate and steady pace to help families ...
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Week of the Young Child: Family Friday

The Week of the Young Child 50th Anniversary Celebration (WOYC)

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
It's Never Too Early to ENGAGE, CONNECT AND LEARN! ...
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Three preschoolers build a block tower together.

Celebrating Your Child’s First Teacher: You!

By Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Parents and families are their child’s first teachers ...
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