Little Actions. Big Impact!

All the tools you need to help your child learn and grow

from PA Promise in partnership with OCDEL

Help Them Learn

Play is a fun and effective way to support your child's learning and development. Discover playful activities you can use to help your child gain new skills at home, and learn how to prepare for preschool and kindergarten.


Kindergarten boy playing chef

Learn through play

Find fun activities that engage your child at all ages and that help develop new skills.

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Find the right preschool program

What you need to know about pre-kindergarten programs and how they prepare children for reading, math, paying attention, following direction and getting along with others.

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Prepare for kindergarten

Learn about Pennsylvania's early learning standards and find age-appropriate activities that build skills needed in the classroom.

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Help a child with special needs

Learn about your rights and resources available to you and your child in Pennsylvania.

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Concerned about your child’s development?

Call Pennsylvania’s CONNECT Helpline at 1-800-692-7288 for information about your child’s development and connecting to Early Intervention services in Pennsylvania.

Call Child Care Works Helpline at 1-877-4-PA-KIDS (1-877-472-5437) for information about finding, paying for and other concerns related to child care.

Learn more about these Helplines