Week of the Young Child™

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the NAEYC celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families.


More information about Week of the Young Child™ can be found here.

View Governor Whitmer’s Proclamation for Week of the Young Child™ here.

Michigan AEYC encourages individuals and programs to celebrate young children year-round, not only during the Week of the Young Child™, April 8-12, 2019.


Ways to Celebrate Week of the Young Child in Michigan:

  • Download Ten Ways to Celebrate here.
  • Download this April calendar of family activities here.
    • Edit to make it applicable to your area.
    • Add in local community activities, school events, and location suggestions.
    • Print it out and distribute it to your families.
    • Create a display to highlight the family photos you receive.
  • Celebrate Diversity!  Download ideas here.