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    MiKidsMatter is your place to find information, support and resources to help you do your best to prepare your child for success in school and later in life. Our goal is to provide easy access to information on development and milestones, social and emotional development, physical health and safety and parenting advice for each stage of your child’s life.

    Just click on the age group below that your child is in now.

Prenatal

Prenatal

  • expectant mother and father holding stomachPrenatal

    Helpful tips, resources and programs for Michigan moms-to-be, including: 

    • How to have a healthy pregnancy
    • Supporting baby’s development during pregnancy
    • How to prepare for baby’s arrival
    • Your hospital check list
    • Support programs for parents

    Visit Prenatal page

Infants

Infants

  • father reading to babyInfants

    Age Birth - 12 months

    Helpful tips, resources and programs for infants, including:

    • Month by month development & milestones
    • Supporting physical health & safety
    • Social & emotional development
    • Early learning ideas for infants
    • Programs for infants & parents

    Visit Infant Page

Toddlers

Toddlers

  • mother blowing bubbles with child watchingToddlers

    Ages 1 - 3 years

    Helpful tips, resources and programs for toddlers, including:

    • Toddler development & milestones
    • Supporting physical health & safety
    • Social & emotional development
    • Early learning ideas for toddlers
    • Preparing your child for preschool
    • Programs for toddlers & parents

    Visit Toddler Page

PreK

Preschool/Pre-K

  • preschoolers raising their armsPreschool and Pre-k

    Ages 4 - 5 years

    Helpful tips, resources and programs for preschoolers, including:

    • Preschool program information
    • Preschooler’s development & milestones
    • Supporting physical health & safety
    • Social & emotional development
    • Early learning ideas for preschoolers
    • Kindergarten readiness tips

    Visit Pre-K Page

School

School Age

  • graduate hugging parentSchoolagers

    Ages 5 - 18 years

    Helpful tips, resources and programs for school-age children, including:

    • School information
    • Continued development & milestones
    • Supporting physical health & safety
    • Social & emotional development
    • How to deal with school suspension or expulsion
    • Programs for parents & school age children

    Get Schoolager Tips

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    The Michigan Department of Education offers more help to find resources to meet your needs.

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