Level I. Young readers are curious about the human body and are eager to care for themselves. Each book in this series offers interesting facts and useful tips for healthy habits, such as rest, diet, and exercise. Diagrams, Healthy Hint tips, and Get Started Today activities help your young reader learn the importance of taking care of the human body.
'The Neglected Child' provides everything educators and caregivers need to know to identify and intervene in neglectful situations, while also creating a safe, nurturing, and protective environment for young children. From defining the different types and levels of severity of neglect to establishing suspicion and reporting neglectful situations, this book is filled with helpful information from expert psychologists and educators in the field today. Each chapter includes a brief quiz to assess chapter… More »
Early childhood is a critical time in human development. Understanding and supporting children's wellness early on can make the greatest impact on physical, social and emotional, and cognitive health throughout childhood and adulthood. This book provides a comprehensive collection of checklists and research-based information to help you evaluate and improve wellness in your program, making it a safe, happy place for each person -- child and adult -- who passes through the doors. The checklists cover… More »
From 'Sipping Cider Through a Straw' to 'Apples and Bananas', children will sing and learn about a variety of foods while exploring nutrition and traditions. The enclosed CD features 25 fun songs, old favorites and originals, and the book offers more than 300 activities that help children appreciate the fabulous food we enjoy every day. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
This set includes six high quality resource books which feature a wealth of creative enjoyable activities for enriching the learning experience! Hundreds of activities to supplement your existing curriculum.
Healthy From the Start helps parents and caregivers learn how meal and snack times are rich opportunities to help children learn healthy eating habits. They can feel important, loved, trusted that others will care for them and respect their bodies. Healthy from the Start is available in packets of 20 to make it convenient to distribute copies to parents and staff.
Plant lifelong healthy eating concepts and counteract the prevalence of childhood obesity with Early Sprouts. A research-based early childhood curriculum, this "seed-to-table" approach gets children interested in and enjoying nutritious fruits and vegetables. The Early Sprouts model engages preschoolers in all aspects of planting, preparing, and eating organically grown produce. The activities used in this 24-week program can be tailored to fit any early childhood program, climate, or… More »
3 years & up. Builds literacy, sequential storytelling, and abstract thinking abilities, while helping fulfill early learning standards. This book will identify basics of story dictation, including when and how to do it; how to use it to assess and document language and social development; and the most common subjects of children's stories and what they may represent. 144 pages.
Children can make 150 edible activities. 89 activities require no baking, 64 activities use 5 ingredients or less, and 25 activities require only 10-15 minutes to prepare. 13 different food categories are represented with icons. The 12 theme-related chapters include Shapes & Forms, Numbers & Letters, Transportation & Travel, Building & Construction and Animals & Creatures. Paperback, 192 pages
This comprehensive manual contains a new chapter on promoting children's health through physical activity as well as updated standards, procedures, and resources, including sample forms, letters, and checklists. 256 pages.