Week of the Young Child

A fun-filled week celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.

Save the date and get ready for NAEYC’s 2023 Week of the Young Child® celebration! Join us April 1-7, 2023 for our annual event celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families.

Learn more about #WOYC & Join us next year for #WOYC23!

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What Is WOYC?

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WOYC Overview

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Week of the Young Child Save the Date web banner April 1-7, 2023

Event Map & Proclamations

As part of this year's celebration, we mapped local proclamations that were introduced and/or signed across the nation and invited educators from outside of the United States to share their celebrations.

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See the Fun on Social Media!

Check out FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to follow the celebration for #WOYC22!

By participating in this event and posting video and/or photos, you are representing that you have written permission from each person in the video and/or photos, and if a child, written permission from the child's parent or legal guardian, to post the video and/or photos and use the likeness of such person therein. By posting the video and/or photos, you grant NAEYC the right to use the video and/or photo and/or any portion thereof in any manner it so chooses, including, without limitation, posting or sharing the video on NAEYC's website, Facebook page or Twitter account.