The Basics Waccamaw team offers a variety of ideas and resources to support you in giving your infant, toddler, or preschooler a great start in life.
Sign up below for a no-cost SMS message. Twice each week, our SMS service will deliver science-based facts and activity ideas to your phone, personalized to your child’s age, to help you make the most of your time together.
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MAXIMIZE LOVE, MANAGE STRESS to stay emotionally present for your child. Your support strengthens their emotional health and self-control skills.
TALK, SING, AND POINT to boost your child’s language development and knowledge of the world.
COUNT, GROUP, AND COMPARE to help your child make sense of the numbers and categories all around them.
EXPLORE THROUGH MOVEMENT AND PLAY to encourage curiosity, discovery, and a healthy body.
READ AND DISCUSS STORIES to build your child’s knowledge, reasoning, and early literacy skills.
“Not only do these texts provide useful information, but I now have weekly affirmations that I’m giving my son the things he needs to grow and learn.”– Parent of an infant and a 4-year old
So many times, I feel as if, am I doing this right? … So you have no idea how beneficial these little texts and facts are, letting me know I am on track, or giving me ideas.”– Parent of a toddler
Sign up below to receive at least two messages each week until your child turns 5.
On Mondays and Wednesdays you’ll receive facts and activities to help your child learn. You may also receive occasional messages about resources for families in your community, as well as surveys that help us improve the information that we share.