Why use Growing Great Kids® for Preschool?

Our preschool curriculum lays the foundation for nurturing parent-child interactions and optimal childhood development. 

Strength-based, partnership approach to building empathic parenting skills.

GGK® for Preschoolers

Growing Great Kids® for Preschoolers is a Curriculum & Certification Program for Home Visitors. Program goals are aimed at:

  • Fostering the growth of developmentally enriched parenting skills
  • Building protective factors for children ages 3 to 5 years, and
  • Strengthening family foundations by cultivating parents’ stress management and problem-solving skills

Participation in a GGK® for Preschoolers Certification Seminar is required to use the GGK for Preschoolers Curriculum. In this skill driven seminar, home visitors and their supervisors:

  • Build 8 home visiting competencies
  • Increase their understanding of the development of the preschool-age child and their parenting needs
  • Learn how to motivate parents to practice GGK Daily Dos 6 essential parenting skill sets, and
  • Learn strategies for interacting with 3-5 year-old-children

If you are already a customer of Great Kids™ curricula, please visit our For Existing Partners page.

GGK® for Preschoolers Package Details

The Curriculum

Details on the manuals, guides, and workbooks included with this curriculum

Certification Training

Training and licensing for use of the Preschool curriculum

Costs & Budgeting

Estimate the costs to get your staff certified

Post Training Supports

GK offers competency development resources for practitioners

Our Curricula’s Foundation

Model Alignment
Our curricula are flexible enough to be used within a multitude of program models.
Research
GKI has incorporated decades of theoretical and empirical foundations regarding the kinds of interventions that have been shown to make a difference for children.
Protective Factors
The research-based principles of the Protective Factors Framework were foundational in the development of the Growing Great Kids® Curriculum.

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How to get started

Start by scheduling, at your convenience, a free 30-minute one-on-one conversation to learn if our affordable curriculum with no recurring costs is the best fit for your organization.

Schedule Your Consultation

Learn about the components of our curriculum and hear what staff and parents are saying about what makes Great Kids stand out among the rest.

Cost Estimates

Leverage the free one-on-one consultation to understand precise costs and certification requirements.

Fit and Values

Learn if our values of making children feel safe and secure, loved and valued, curious and capable align with your organization.

Growing Great Kids®

Why Choose Great Kids?

Never any recurring licensing fees

Proven Success

Over 37,000 people have been trained to use the Great Kids curricula

Protective Factors – GGK Constructs

Research informed constructs embedded in the Protective Factors Framework

Alignment with Head Start

The Growing Great Kids Home Based Curricula Series exceeds all Head Start Curriculum requirements

Evidenced Based Research

As evidenced by seven independent evaluations, the GGK Curriculum produces outstanding results

Specialized Training Programs 

On-site and virtual training options available

Healthy Families America

The Growing Great Kids curriculum aligns with and builds upon the HFA model approach

Testimonials

What home visitors and parents are saying about Great Kids.

Photo of Traycee Miller Family Support Specialist, Healthy Families Georgia.

“The Growing Great Kids curriculum means that I have the opportunity of sharing such valuable information and lots of information with families that I serve. Information that has been researched and is evidence based, but not only that, information that is very supporting and encouraging in understanding parenting. Understanding the importance of parent-child interaction, bonding and attachment, understanding in what your child developmental milestones are and having them reach those milestones.”

Traycee Miller

Family Support Specialist, Healthy Families Georgia

Image of video still from testimonial video by Jennifer Gutierrez of Stanislaus County Office of Education.

"We came across Great Kids, Growing Great Kids and it didn’t take us very long at all to read and understand that Great Kids had a curriculum that aligns perfectly with everything that we need here for our early home-based programs."

Jennifer Gutierrez

Child Development Specialist, Stanislaus County Office of Education

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