Resource Center

2014 Outstanding Early Childhood Professional

The Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education and the Arkansas Early Childhood Commission are accepting nominations for the OUTSTANDING EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONAL OF 2014. Please use the application below to nominate someone.

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2014 Outstanding Early Childhood Professional Nomination Form ​PDF

About the Resource Center

The Resource Center is a lending library and resource center for child care providers throughout the state.  All licensed and registered childcare providers may apply for a user card and then order from our catalog. You may also use our online order form for various free materials for caregivers.

Ideas, data, stories, information, etc.?  We have thousands of books and hundreds of videos and cassettes that can be checked out.  Each item may be kept for two weeks and returned by hand or delivery mail.  You may call to request materials and/or extend return deadline.

Resource categories include:
  • Accreditation
  • Administration
  • Big Books
  • Cassettes, CDs Vinyl Records
  • Child Development
  • Children's Books
  • Children's Videos
  • English as a Second Language​
  • Family Day Care
  • Head Start
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Kits 
  • Literacy, Math, Science
  • Multi-Cultural
  • Nutrition, Health, Safety
  • Parenting and Family​
  • Preschool
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Resources
  • Professional Videos
  • School Age
  • Special Needs
  • State Pre-K (ABC) Curriculum​
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Brochure List
Publication Online Order Form​
Resource Book Catalog ​PDF
Resource Book Request Online Form
Resource and Referral Brochure ​PDF
Resource User Card Application Form ​PDF

Copier Services, Lamination and Ellison Die Cuts

We provide a copier free of charge, all you have to bring is your paper.

We also have a laminator that can be used for a fee of $0.25 per foot.  (Please pay by either check or money order.  We do not accept cash.)

We have a great machine produced by Ellison which can be used to cut out various shapes, letters, numbers, etc.  Bring your own construction paper, thin felt, card stock paper, vinyl sheets, etc.

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Ellison Die Cuts ​PDF

Resources for Infant/Toddler and Preschool Caregivers 

Use the links below to access frequently requested materials for infant/toddler and preschool caregivers. Some materials may be requested in bulk and mailed using the Brochure Request Online Form.

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Adventures for Toddlers Curriculum | 18m - 3y WEB​
Adventures in Learning Curriculum | 3y - 5y WEB​
Arkansas Early Childhood Framework for Infant and Toddler Care PDF​
Arkansas Early Childhood Education Framework | 3y - 5y PDF​
A Story-A-Month ​PDF
Benchmark Summary Table PDF
Connecting Literature and Math (CLAM) Curriculum WEB​
Creative Adventures with Literature WEB​
Getting Ready for Kindergarten: A Calendar of Family Activities​ PDF​
Getting Ready for Kindergarten: A Calendar of Family Activities​ - Spanish PDF​
Getting Ready for Kindergarten: A Guide for Teachers and Caregivers of Preschool Children​ PDF​
Infant and Toddler Family Connection ​PDF
LINKS for Parents: Kindergarten Readiness Indicator Checklist Instructional Link​ PDF​
LINKS for Teachers: Kindergarten Readiness Indicator Checklist Instructional Link​ PDF​
Professional Development KITS  
Picture This: A Framework for Quality Care for Children from 3 to 5 PDF​
Picture This: A Framework for Quality Care of Infants and Toddlers​ ​PDF
The Family Connection PDF​

Important Links for Child Care Providers

Use the links below to access important links related to child care.

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Alliance for Early Success - Advancing State Policies for Young Children WEB​

For Daycare Providers