Parents & Family


WPSU Coloring Book
View the academic standards covered in the WPSU coloring book by clicking here. To download the coloring book click here.

Keystone Stars
Pennsylvania's program to improve the quality of child care, which contributes to increased social and emotional development, learning skills and school readiness.

Special Education
For all exceptional students in the Commonwealth receiving special education services and programs.

Pennsylvania Childcare Association

A statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating the provision of  quality early care and education to the children of Pennsylvania.

Pre-K Now
Collaborates with advocates and policymakers in a movement to provide high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten education for all three and four year olds.

Goodling Institute
Improving family literacy education through research and its application to practice and professional development. Further, the Goodling Institute provides national leadership to support and maintain high quality, integrated programs for families with educational needs.

A multi-state partnership that helps states construct a coordinated system of programs, policies and services that responds to the needs of young children and their families.

Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy
Advancing the field of literacy through collaborative research, development, outreach, and leadership to improve practice, expanding access to high quality education and enriching the lives of individuals and families.

Family Communications
Producers of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, they focus on strengthening the relationships between children, their families, and the community of people who support them.

Sesame Workshop
Parenting advice, articles, and ideas

Issues and advice, child development, engaging children – lots of great resources for parents and other family members

Child magazine
Subscribe for free, or just check out information about raising children, dealing with pregnancy, family issues, and more

Advice, tips, and resource for parents, including “ages and stages”

Ask the experts, articles and news about what’s happening with children today, and personalize the site for your own children

Better Kid Care
Keeping your kids busy and learning, articles and tips for parents, choosing the right child care for you and your family, and even snack ideas

Consumer Product Safety Commission
Help keep your family safe by checking product recalls and safety news from CPSC. You can sign up for electronic recalls (and personalize your choices) or just look around

My PBS Parents Newsletter

The PBS Parents Newsletter brings you activities from your child's favorite programs, events in your local community and headlines from the PBS Parents site.

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Parents Activity Search

Book Finder

Find age-appropriate books on favorite topics for reading aloud or reading alone.