The Only Comprehensive Family Child Care Curriculum

The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care provides a family child care program like yours with exceptional resources that honor the unique nature of the learners in your program. Caregivers will have access to resources that instill a love of learning in children of all ages and strategies that will help them

  • set up nurturing learning environments in their home;
  • find a work-life balance; and
  • honor the individual needs, strengths, and interests of the children in their care at various ages.
Print Resources

Please note this is available as print only.

The Foundation

  • 3 Foundation Volumes
    • Volume 1: The Foundation
    • Volume 2: Routines and Experiences
    • Volume 3: Objectives for Development & Learning, Birth Through Third Grade

Daily Resources

  • Intentional Teaching Experiences (151 bilingual)
  • Mighty Minutes (100)
  • Children’s Book Collection(15)
    • 5 fiction books
      • The Gingerbread Man
      • Henny Penny
      • The Little Red Hen
      • Little Red Riding Hood
      • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
    • 6 nonfiction books
      • Build It From A to Z
      • Come Cook With Me!
      • Neighborhood Song
      • Trees Count
      • Who Wears What?
      • A World of Families
    • 4 Big Books
      • Come Cook With Me!
      • Neighborhood Song
      • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
      • Trees Count
  • Highlights Hello™ (24 issues) and Book Conversation Cards™ (24)
  • Highlights High Five Bilingüe™ (10 issues) and Book Conversation Cards™ (10)
  • The Creative Curriculum Learning Games® (digital access)
  • Teaching Strategies Resource Organizer

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Set Up a Nurturing Learning Environment in Your Home

Receive guidance for setting up an engaging physical environment; establishing positive relationships with families; and integrating learning into routines such as meal time, rest time, going outdoors, reading aloud, hellos and goodbyes, and more.

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Provide Intentional and Responsive Caregiving for All Children

Strengthen the bridge between a child’s two most important worlds—your home and their own—with our award-winning, research-validated early learning activities. Children have fun as they play and learn together to foster their learning and development.

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Guidance for the Unique Family Child Care Setting

Provide meaningful and consistent learning experiences for children of all ages. Grounded in research, our 38 objectives focus on developmentally appropriate learning from birth through third grade. Our color-coded progressions provide you with an understanding of how skills progress from infancy through third grade.

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Provide Meaningful Learning for Children of All Ages With Our Top-Rated Family Child Care Curriculum

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Plan Meaningful Learning for Children of All Ages – Birth to 12

The ages, interests, and abilities of the children in your family child care program are unique. Choose materials and plan experiences for all children, including your own, with a wide range of detailed daily practice resources. Easily organize and create flexible plans for the everyday moments in your program.

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Balance the Needs of All Families, Including Yours

Meeting the demands of your family child care program and your own family requires careful attention to each. From setting up your home and planning everyday routines and experiences to balancing the needs of your own family with your professional responsibilities, we have the guidance and support you need every step of the way.

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The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care has made such a positive impact on the children and families in our program because it is a natural fit to address the needs of all the age groups in our care. It encourages a natural mentorship between the older and younger children, which builds leadership in a holistic way.
Kim Grant
Family Child Care Provider
Handprints Family Child Care, MD

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Research-Based. Field Proven.

Grounded in knowledge of child development and theory and the latest research from the field on what is appropriate for all children

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Aligned to Standards

Aligned to early learning guidelines in each state and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, so you can demonstrate that your program is meeting all requirements.

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A Seamless Link Between Curriculum and Assessment

The same 38 objectives at the core of The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care and our GOLD assessment solution give you the support to plan and provide the most responsive instruction.

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Experience the Joy and Possibilities for Your Family Child Care Program

Provide meaningful learning experiences for all children with The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care.

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