Young Children

An award-winning, peer-reviewed journal that combines research and practice, Young Children supports educational excellence and focuses on meeting the needs of all children, birth through third grade.

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Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 5
November 1, 2017

November 2017

Creativity Throughout the Day
Young Children's November 2017 issue
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YC September 2017 Issue
Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 4
September 1, 2017

September 2017

Global Practices That Inform and Inspire
YC September 2017 Issue
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YC July 2017 Issue
Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 3
July 1, 2017

July 2017

Playful Math = Engaged Learning
YC July 2017 Issue
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