HighScope at Home

Helping families continue early childhood education at home.

How to keep children engaged in active learning at home.

At HighScope, we view families as our valued partners and we strive to collaborate with them to promote optimal learning and development for their children outside of the classroom. During this uncertain time, we want to support educators and families, not overwhelm them. This is why we’ve curated our best “at-home” activities, strategies, and resources to give you a practical way to keep children engaged in active learning at home.

 

Stay connected with children and families by sharing these “at-home” resources.

ACTIVITIES

Each step-by-step activity offers fun and easy ideas to continue learning at home!

STRATEGIES

Each downloadable PDF provides tips to easily integrate early learning strategies into every day play!

RESOURCES

A variety of ready-to-use resources provides age-appropriate learning materials.

Helping Children Cope With COVID-19

Young children are vulnerable to the emotional impact of traumatic events that disrupt their daily lives. HighScope has created this resource to help you support and protect children’s emotional well-being during this difficult time.

Mealtime Conversations offer fun ideas to spark conversations with children. Mealtime is a great opportunity to engage children in thoughtful talk and support their language and literacy skills. 

RECOMMENDED BY PARENT’S CHOICE!

Beats for Young Peeps is filled with culturally diverse, age-appropriate music tracks to support children’s movement and development.

Looking for strategies? Download these tips to help children develop self-regulation skills while listening to Big Beats!

PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

I SPY

Math, Science, and Technology
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WORD DETECTIVE

Language, Literacy, and Communication
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BOOKMARKS

Art, Music, and Movement
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GERMS

Physical Development and Healthy Habits
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DRAW YOUR DAY

Myself and Others
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TODDLER ACTIVITIES

COUNTING NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

Early Math and Discovery
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WRITE AWAY

Communication, Language, and Literacy
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RUB-A-DUB-DUB, ARTIST IN THE TUB

Art, Music, and Movement
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POKE, PULL, SQUISH

Physical Development and Healthy Habits
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THINKING BACKWARDS

Myself and Others
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INFANT ACTIVITIES

EXPLORING OBJECTS

Early Math and Discovery
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LISTEN UP

Communication, Language, and Literacy
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SHAKE IT UP

Art, Music, and Movement
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KICK IT

Physical Development and Healthy Habits
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SO CLOSE

Myself and Others
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PRESCHOOL

Early Learning Strategies

Adult-Child Interactions

Tips for interacting with children in a way that fosters learning and development.
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Conflict Resolution

Tips to help children successfully resolve conflicts.
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Reading With Children

Tips for interactively reading with children to build comprehension.
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Building Lifelong Readers

Tips to help children develop a love for reading.
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Moving Past Praise

Tips to help improve children’s self-worth and self-esteem by using encouragement over praise.
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Transitions Without Tears

Tips and ideas to help children smoothly and successfully transition throughout the day.
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INFANT & TODDLER

Early Learning Strategies

Adult-Child Interactions

Tips for interacting with children in a way that nurtures learning and development.
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Active Learning With Infants and Toddlers

HighScope’s 5 ingredients of active learning.
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Partnering With Infants and Toddlers

Tips for building trusting relationships so infants and toddlers feel safe and confident to learn and explore.
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Self-Care Routines

Tips for introducing toddlers to self-care routines to develop independence.
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Singing With Infants and Toddlers

Tips for making the most out of singing with very young children.
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Reading With Children

Tips for interactively reading with children to build comprehension.
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RECORDED WEBINAR

Watch this webinar featuring HighScope educators discussing activities to keep children and families engaged in learning at home.

RECORDED EVENT

Elevating Early Education: The Benefits of Quality Education and How to Make It Accessible to All Children

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