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Top 25 Early Childhood Education Blogs for 2017

Top 25 Early Childhood Education Blogs for 2017

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January 12, 2017 | Carmen Choi
We have determined the top early childhood education blogs, preschool blogs and childcare blogs for 2017 based on popularity and influence in the ECE community. We hope the list will help you to discover some great new resources and revisit old favorites!

We are continuing our annual tradition of evaluating the top 25 early childhood education blogs. It’s been an amazing process to discover all the quality content that has been created -- particularly the many practical ideas that can be implemented in any program right now.

While we keep to the top 25 early childhood education blogs, there’s a lot of content to discover out there! With the top 25, we can be sure that there is great and relevant content because it has been validated by the number of people that have visited and referenced the site.

As with last year, our major requirement is that the blog’s primary focus is on early childhood education (including Kindergarten). We focused on three criteria for our ranking.

  1. Popularity: measured by number of site visits
  2. Authority: measured by number of references linking to the blog
  3. Recent growth: measured by the growth in number of visitors and number of references

Without further ado, here are the Top 25 Early Childhood Education Blogs to read for 2017:


Ranking Early Childhood Education Blog Popularity Authority Growth Last Year Rank
1 Red Ted Art 3 2 16 1
2 Hands On - As We Grow 4 8 14 5
3 Kid Activities Blog 2 1 27 3
4 The Imagination Tree 7 6 11 4
5 Education Week 1 10 17 2
6 Tinkerlab 13 5 10 8
7 Happy Hooligans 5 13 21 9
8 A Mom with a Lesson Plan 12 11 7 16
9 Childhood 101 11 11 13 7
10 Living Montessori Now 9 9 20 6
11 PreKinders 6 26 6 13
12 HiMama 10 25 2 23
13 Pre-K Pages 8 20 12 11
14 Teach Preschool 14 4 24 10
15 Teach Mama 16 6 19 12
16 Let the Children Play 26 15 1 22
17 An Everyday Story 20 20 8 28
18 Miss Kindergarten 21 23 5 17
19 A Differentiated Kindergarten 23 19 8 26
20 Early Childhood & Youth Development Blog 18 20 25 20
21 Kaplan Early Learning 15 31 22 14
22 Teacher Tom 29 2 28 19
23 Sharing Kindergarten 27 26 3 27
24 Kindergarten Kindergarten 25 23 18 28
25 Preschool Inspirations 19 28 28 N/R

We hope that you find this list useful in your search for ideas and news about early years education, preschool and childcare.

Congratulations to everyone who made the list for 2017 and we’ll see you again next year!


Do you follow any child care blogs that didn't make the list this year that you'd like to share? Join the conversation at @HiMamaSocial and make sure to sign up for updates from our HiMama Blog for updates on similar content in the future!



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