Developmentally Appropriate Activities for Young Children

Resources on this page: 1. The documents are part of Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA’s) training module for practitioners. Each document contains examples of practices and a brief video example. 2. Mini posters (bottom of page) from Creating Adaptations for Routines and Activities Kit (CARA’s Kit) describes strategies for adapting centers in order to address the developmental ranges of diverse children.


Classroom Experiences

Following the Child’s Lead

Positive Child Interactions

Interactions with Peers

Movement Activities


Shared Reading

Language Development

Making Adaptations

CARA’s Kit mini posters for strategies to adapt centers for developmental needs