Family Resources

In our continued effort to keep babies safe, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), is warning parents and caregivers that electric line cords on baby audio and video monitors can present a strangulation hazard to infants and young children when placed within a child’s reach.

The MSU Museum has a program designed to allow 2 to 5 year olds an opportunity to explore the science and culture the museum has to offer.  The program is a collaborative effort between the MSU Museum Education Team and the MSU Child Development Laboratories.  For more information, visit:

The MSU Broad FAB Club + Family Day takes place on the first Saturday of every month from 11am-3pm. For more information, visit:

Building Social Emotional Skills at Home

8 Creative Ideas to Help Your Child Learn New Words

Baking Math for Families and Young Children

10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Play

Families always wonder what to get their children.  At the CDL, as a play based center, we emphasize the value of open ended materials.  Ideas at: