arrowThe Connection Center is your up-to-the-minute source for connecting with the latest global thinking on issues impacting early childhood education

Welcome! How will you connect today?


Enjoy worldwide discussions on subjects relevant to the global early childhood field


Visit Bonnie’s Global Café and gain new ideas from global leaders


Explore information compiled by Working Groups on topics of interest such as Mud Day Resources and the Environmental Action Kit

Featured Resources

Yoga in the Mud

International Mud Day

View 2016 International Mud Day photos from celebrations across the globe!

Bonnie’s Global Café

Curated by Bonnie Neugebauer, the Cafe includes diverse and provocative stories, videos and articles from leaders around the globe.


Focused Work

The Working Group on Children’s Rights shares resources, perspectives and projects to understand and advocate for children’s rights.

Focused Work

Compiled by World Forum Working Groups


Directly linking grassroots organizations that deliver care to young children and families impacted by HIV/AIDS

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Inspiring and supporting global efforts to promote play as central to children’s growth, development and learning

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Reconnecting children with the natural world through developmentally appropriate nature education

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Connection Center Sponsor of the Month


Our heartfelt thanks to Teachstone for their generous support in sponsoring the Connection Center.

Click here to learn more about this month’s featured sponsor.