Early Learning

Toxic Stress in Children: What It Does and How to Mitigate It

Feeling stressed has become a more frequent expression as we are challenged more every day by the impact and implications of COVID-19. Stress is always present in our lives, and in…

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Free Meals, Safe Spaces and Free Educational Activities for Children During School Closures

While schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, families can still ensure their children are eating well and staying busy, as sites in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are offering free meals…

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Show Children the Beauty of Their Skin

Elmo and Lupita Nyong’o talk about the beauty and function of human skin, because it comes in all different textures and shades. In fact, beauty comes in all shades, too….

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The Freedom of Literacy: Investing in the Futures of African-American Children Through Early Childhood Literacy and Education

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass The academic-achievement gap for African-American students, families and communities is a pervasive issue in the United States, ultimately…

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Download Black History Facts & Worksheets

Kids Konnect created a Black History Guide for children to study, whether at home or in the classroom. This is an incredible addition to any social studies class at any…

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Howard University Alums Create Puzzles for Black Children

In 2018, Howard University alumni Matthew and Marnel Goins created Puzzle Huddle to address the lack of diversity in the toy market. The couple shared why they created the puzzles with…

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