Child Development

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) are offered in Tolland Public Schools in grades six through twelve.  FCS helps students understand basic nutrition and food preparation, the sequence and skills necessary in the development of well-adjusted children, the decision-making process necessary in making intelligent choices as a consumer, life skills necessary to be a responsible family member and citizen in the community, basic clothing maintenance and construction, and careers and career choices.

Units of Instruction

Children and You-Unit 1

Pregnancy and Childbirth Concepts-Unit 2

Development of Infants-Unit 3

Development of Toddlers (1-3 Yr Olds)-Unit 4

Development of Preschool Age Children (4-6 Yr Olds)-Unit 5