Caregivers can help early learners thrive amid pandemic disruption

At the close of another year of learning disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the stakes for preschoolers and their caregivers are particularly high. The years from birth to age 5 are essential to lifelong success and well-being: social and emotional skills develop rapidly as infants and young children learn to communicate, express emotions and engage with the world around them. In a recent article, experts from the UF Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies offered tips to help caregivers support their children’s social and emotional well-being.

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