CAP Tulsa’s early childhood education programs can help you strengthen your relationship with your child while preparing her for kindergarten. Our Teachable Moments provide tips and information to help you connect with your child and make sure they are developmentally on track.

Building your little one’s self-confidence at a young age helps them to overcome challenges and be resilient as they grow. There are many ways you can encourage your child and help them build self-confidence. Let your toddler help you around home with chores where they are able. Ask them to…

Reading and talking to your little one teaches them new things about the world! Literacy skills and language can also influence an early understanding of math concepts. For babies, read a few minutes at a time, and know that it’s okay not to finish the storybook every time. Engage your…

Playing and learning go together! By engaging in play with your child you can help them develop approaches to learning, curiosity, and problem solving. Show an interest when your child is playing pretend and ask questions, make comments and act out a specific role. Accept imaginary cups of tea or…

Your child uses the small muscles in their hands each day! They need to develop these fine motor skills to be able to be independent and take on tasks such as getting dressed, eating and writing. There are many activities that you can do at home to increase their muscle…

Art is everywhere – especially within your home! You can encourage your toddler or preschooler to use their imagination and get creative with art projects at home by using items from around the house as craft supplies. Find recycled bottles, cartons, paper towel rolls and other items such as cotton…

Creative experiences help children to express themselves and provides opportunities for them to approach new ways of thinking! There are lots of ways you can encourage creativity at home with everyday items.  Learn how you can celebrate spring time with your little one by making your own butterfly together!

You can help grow your toddler’s vocabulary while you play and spend time together! When playing with sand, dirt or water ask your little one to describe what they feel, hear, smell or see.  You can even ask your child these questions when you’re at the store together or when…

When your child plays with blocks, they are engaging many parts of their brain and constantly learning! Block play requires both fine and gross motor skills. By letting them build their own creations, they build self-esteem and feelings of success. In addition, blocks help your little one develop their problem…

Creative experiences help children to express themselves and provides opportunities for them to approach new ways of thinking. There are lots of ways you can encourage creativity at home with everyday items. Watch the video below to see how you can invite your little one to create their own masterpiece…

Did you know, March is National Nutrition Month? By making smart and nutritious choices at the table early, you can help your toddler develop and grow. It is important to offer healthy choices for your toddler and to let them decide how much they want to eat. By letting them…