Monthly Archives: May 2017

Healthy Lifestyle, Part 2: Make Eating Fun! Be Creative!

We all know that we should be making healthy food choices. For our children, it is not only about providing healthy food choices but getting them to eat them! Often, children are very picky about what they will eat, and very reluctant about trying new foods. Here are a couple of great resources with ideas [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Healthy Lifestyle, Part 2: Make Eating Fun! Be Creative!

Health Life Style Habits: Part 1 – Physical Activities

Do you remember running, jumping, sliding and just go..go..going when you were little?  We were outside and we were active.  Our brains and bodies were being stimulated by all of the play opportunities. Today's young children are much more sedentary than we were.  According to an article by Catherine Holecko, (Fitness for Preschoolers available at [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Health Life Style Habits: Part 1 – Physical Activities

Spring-y Activities

Developmental Domain: Cognitive Development - Scientific Thinking and Problem Solving Children use senses to explore materials and the environment; they express wonder about the natural world; and they make predictions about objects and natural events. Grass-y Heads Materials: Old pair of nylon legs Grass seed Soil Small plastic containers (jar or cleaned cat food tins), [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Spring-y Activities