Child Development Resources

The resources we’ve listed below reflect our beliefs about how children grow and learn.  We encourage grantseekers, parents and anyone who interacts with children and young people to read and use these timeless resources!

For parents

For early childhood educators and parents who want more

How do the brains of very young children develop?


For the parents of teenagers or anybody who works with adolescents


For community leaders

  • Spiritual Development Center
    Insights and practical guidance for parents to understand and nurture spiritual development, birth to age 17.
  • The Search Institute
    Provides information on promoting healthy children, youth, and communities through the 40 Developmental Assets.