Studies show that the relationships we have when we’re young with the adult caregivers in our lives make a difference in how we learn. Having loving caregivers who meet a child’s needs and provide stability and support goes a long way towards buffering toxic stress that can have a long-term impact on learning and growth.
Welcome to another installment of Advocacy Toolbox, where we share with you some great sites and information to keep in your toolbox and use when talking about the value of storytime and early literacy programming in libraries!
I especially love their cool, short videos that can be easily shared with parents. Several are even available in Spanish! Here’s one on basic brain architecture and how early experiences help shape it:
This is powerful, but accessible, stuff, folks. Add it to your toolbox!