- To provide a developmentally appropriate learning experience for preschool children and their parents.
- To train BYU students in appropriate teaching techniques for young children to be used in the home, church, and professional settings by modeling a developmentally appropriate preschool program.
- To encourage, facilitate, and conduct research with young children and families.
Some suggested resources used in the Child and Family Studies Laboratory:
Bredekamp, S. & Copple, C. (2009). Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs: Revised edition. National Association for the Education of Young Children: Washington D.C.