The Little by Little School Readiness Program is an early literacy program for infants and children up to age five. Find answers to parents’ commonly asked questions, discover activities to try with your child, get child safety tips, and much more. Some WIC sites offer free books and tools for parents (see locations below).

Click on your child’s age group below to read information about your child’s developmental milestones.

Last weeks of pregnancy
Infant (0-11 months)
Toddler (1-2 years)
Preschool (3-5 years)


The following PHFE WIC centers have received funding to offer the Little by Little School Readiness Program. For more information about the Little by Little School Readiness Program, visit, or ask your WIC counselor for more information.

  • Chino WIC

  • Indian Hill WIC

  • Placentia WIC

  • Santa Ana East WIC

  • Washington WIC