Product Code:
542416 (Softbound)
ISBN:
978-1-60554-241-6 (Softbound)
Age Focus: 3-6
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Published by Redleaf Press

Activities and resources to help children develop lifelong fitness and nutrition habits



Learning to lead a healthy lifestyle begins during the early years. Part of the Growing, Growing Strong series, this body care curriculum includes activities and background information to help children develop lifelong healthy habits.

Given the recent rise of childhood obesity, the need for health education is needed more than ever. This curriculum provides more than 30 developmentally appropriate activities that introduce important health concepts, including physical activity, rest and relaxation, and nutrition and eating habits.

This book includes
  • An overview of the fitness and nutrition topics covered in the curriculum
  • Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment
  • Learning objectives and vocabulary words
  • Suggestions for evaluating children's understanding of each fitness and nutrition topic
  • More than 30 classroom activities
  • Family information and take-home activities


  • 88 pages

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