Smart Start helps working parents pay for child care, improves the quality of child care and provides health and family support services in every North Carolina county.
Smart Start of Pender County
Providing support to families with children who have special needs and the service providers who work with them since 1985.
Pender County Center
A list of the best current mobile apps for children 14 years and younger: apps that encourage active engagement and social interaction while informing, educating, and entertaining.
Track the developmental milestones for your child and find age-appropriate tips and activities. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A bilingual website for educators and families of English language learners.
A guide for raising a reader, covering infancy to third grade.
Resources for families to help their children learn to read.
Resources for parents from PBS.
Resources for reading aloud to your child: why it's important, book recommendations by age, and the 21-day reading challenge!
a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
A video dictionary of American Sign Language.