Resource Library for Parents – Health/Nutrition/Safety/Child Development Information and Links

Staying healthy and safe is such a vital part of a child’s development.  Below are some resources to help parents connect with information and resources that will help them to keep children healthy, safe, and ready to learn:

King County Public Health Guidance for Early Learning/Child Care: During Covid, Keep Your Child Home If…

USDA Recommendations on how to safely pack your child’s lunchbox

Tips for Packing Your Child’s Lunch – Washington State University Extension

American Academy of Pediatrics: Covid-19 Information

American Academy of Pediatrics: The Need for In-Person Learning

Washington State Department of Health:

Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) – Flu Vaccine:

CDC- Travel Advisories:

CDC – Child Development Screening: information center for children:

ParentHelp 123 WA state food services, benefits programs, and resources:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry:

American Dental Association – Find a Dentist:

KidsHealth – Finding a Pediatrician:

American Academy of Pediatrics Health/Safety Resources:

Preschool-age Growth & Development Milestones (Physical Skills, Social Skills, Cognitive Skills) –

Grade school-age Growth & Development –

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Resources (children over 3 years of age):

Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) Resources (children under 3 years of age):

Washington Communities for Children (WCFC):

Carseat/Booster Seat Safety:

Fostering Healthy Family Relationships:

Potty-training Tips:


Thank you for keeping your child home if he/she has:

  • A fever of 100ºF or greater
  • Diarrhea (3 or more watery stools within the last 24 hours or any bloody stool).
  • Vomiting (2 or more times in past 24 hours)
  • An earache
  • A headache
  • Signs of irritability or confusion
  • A sore throat
  • A rash
  • Fatigue that limits participation in daily activities
  • Communicable diseases in the contagious stage (see Parent Handbook).
To avoid spreading illness to other students or teachers, a child who is ill will be taken to the First Aid area in the office and kept separate from other children while parents are called and asked to come to pick up. If your child is sent home because of illness, please keep him/her home at least the following day to rest and recover and to avoid spreading illness to others at the school. A child must be fever-free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medications in order to return to school.  Please also review specific Covid-19 policies and guidance.
And, remember to keep yourself healthy by getting plenty of rest, eating nutritious foods, washing your hands frequently, modeling how to cover your cough/sneeze etc.  Healthy parents are important too!
Thank you.


If you find another resource you believe would be good to share, please suggest it by emailing  Thank you!  Together we can all stay healthier and help support our children’s development.

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