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First Thing First — Information For Parents

First Thing First — Information For Parents

First Things First partners with families and communities to support the healthy development and learning of Arizona’s young children.

Providing information and inspiration for parents and caregivers of babies, toddlers and preschoolers, here are some helpful tips from their June newsletter.  For more information and articles, go to

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Top Plays! Watch ‘Parents Playbook’
Play is one of the best things you can do to support your child’s development and learning. Check out the game film for highlights of two pro parents teaming up for some prime-time playtime. And share this video with the sports fan in your child’s life.


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Kindergarten teachers share their best advice
The first day of kindergarten marks a new phase in your child’s learning. We asked Arizona kindergarten teachers for their best advice on helping prepare for the big day. Plus, get practical planning tips from an experienced parent of a now first-grader; some easy ways to use the summer to make the transition to kindergarten a little easier; and more.


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Keeping young kids safe around pools
The weather is heating up, making pool safety even more important for parents and caregivers of young children. The Drowning Coalition of Arizona has three main safety tips: block, watch and learn.


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