The Only Connected Ecosystem for Family Child Care

Chart your path to success.

Build a bridge for each child as they transition from their home to your care.

Inspire joy and possibility for every child.

From setting up your home to planning everyday routines and experiences, the guidance and support you need is provided for every aspect of caring for children of all ages.

Strengthen relationships and communication with families.

Create a seamless connection between a child’s two most important worlds: your family child care program and their own home.

Make an impact with the #1 ranked program.

Ensure concepts and skills are introduced and reinforced in a logical, thoughtful, sequential, and coherent order with daily guidance, observation and assessment capabilities, and a true connection with families.

All the Essential Ingredients for Family Child Care

The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care is the top-ranked curriculum by the Head Start ECLKC Curriculum Consumer Report.

The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care
Set up learning experiences for all children with the only comprehensive childcare curriculum for the family child care setting
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Move beyond measurement and drive differentiated, effective instruction. Inform instruction without disruption by embedding authentic, observation-based assessment into each part of your day.
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Better serve and engage all families with a research-based framework and video modeling to extend and reinforce learning.
Support and guide parents in nurturing their children’s cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development.
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Professional Development
Build and strengthen teacher capacity and professional growth to ensure your program can provide children with the kind of learning environments and experiences they deserve.
Streamline center management and ensure families stay connected to their children’s development.
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Kodo Kids
Energize children with unique collections of high-quality materials that support hands-on, investigative learning and elevate your classroom experiences.
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The Essentials Kit
Provide all the right materials with one kit. Ensure each classroom has the essential resources teachers need to guide daily learning experiences and spur investigation.
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Create trauma-sensitive, relationship-focused learning environments to mitigate the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on young children.

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Support the Whole Child in Every Child

Balance academic rigor with a whole-child approach. Learn more about the whole-child approach reflected in our solution for family child care.

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Aligned to Standards

Aligned to early learning guidelines in each state and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.

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Based on Decades of Research

Early childhood development research provides the foundation for each product within our solution.

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A Clear Path for Children of All Ages

Our 38 objectives for development and learning enable teachers to see children’s development and learning along a progression across the whole of the early childhood years.

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High-Quality Classroom Materials for Your Program

Energize children in your family child care with Kodo’s Interest Area and General Classroom collections that encourage hands-on investigative learning.

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Top-Rated Program in the Market

See what makes The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care unique.

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Entrust Your Family Child Care Program With Teaching Strategies

Ensure both that the children in your family child care are supported by the best learning experience possible and that you are supported in balancing the demands of your profession and your family at home.

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