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Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks

The California Preschool Learning Foundations describe competencies—knowledge and skills—that most children can be expected to exhibit in a high-quality program before entering kindergarten. As companion volumes to the foundations, the California Preschool Curriculum Frameworks present strategies for early childhood educators that enrich learning and development opportunities for all California preschool children. Find information on each of the learning domains from the foundations and frameworks below:

Overview 
overview presentations

Social-Emotional Development Domainsocial emotional development Language and Literacy Domainlanguage and literacy ELD DomainEnglish language development

Mathematics Domain
mathematics

Visual and Performing Arts Domainvisual and performing arts Physical Development Domainphysical development
 
Health Domainhealth
 

Science Domain
science

History-Social Science Domainhistory social science

Resources in Spanish
plf and pcf books

The Alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Education Resources: the California Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Foundations, the California Content Standards, and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, Second Edition.

The Alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Education Resources