Working Toward a Definition of Infant/Toddler Curricula: Intentionally Furthering the Development of Individual Children within Responsive Relationships

Published: April 3, 2017
Child Care, Early Head Start, Head Start, Home Visiting, Strengthening Families, Healthy Marriage & Responsible Fatherhood
Child Care and Early Education Policy and Research Analysis Project, 2005-2018 | Learn more about this project, Network of Infant Toddler Researchers (NITR) | Learn more about this project

What does “curriculum” mean when applied to working with infants and toddlers?

This brief discusses the meaning of the term when applied to early education and care programs serving families with infants and toddlers. The discussion focuses on how programs can incorporate and use the concepts of a curriculum in a way that is developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers.

Last Reviewed: April 29, 2019