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Turn-Key Training: Preventing Obesity and Promoting Wellness DVD

Turn-Key Training: Preventing Obesity and Promoting Wellness DVD

Product Code: 750505
ISBN: 7505000
Format: DVD Set
DVD Set $149.40 Qty: 


Lead the way in educating young children and their families on the importance of healthy diet and physical activity.

This Turn-Key Training Program from Exchange gives early childhood caregivers and educators the knowledge base and practical strategies needed to make a difference at a time when child obesity is at epidemic levels.

Preventing Obesity and Promoting Wellness in Early Childhood Settings offers a new way of presenting video-based training. The DVD set offers comprehensive, self-contained professional development comprised of 14 interactive lessons divided into four modules: Activity and Movement, Movement Activities, Nutrition and Healthy Choices, and Nutrition Activities. The program captures the insights of over 80 experts in pediatrics, nutrition, movement, child development, and adult education, as well as scenes of appropriate practice gathered from over 30 innovative early childhood classrooms across the country. It also includes discussion questions that will measure what the viewer has learned along the way, as well as off-line resources and suggested extended activities.

The time is now for early childhood programs to aggressively address childhood obesity and promote wellness. This Turn-Key Training will begin the important process of bringing healthy changes that will benefit young children for the rest of their lives.

Age focus: 0-5. 2 DVDs, 280 min.

Module 1: Activity and Movement
Lesson One: Early Care and the Obesity Crisis
  • The Obesity Crisis
  • Why Children are Overweight
  • Health Consequences
  • Indicators and Predictors
  • Early Care Matters

Lesson Two: Get Kids Moving
  • Allowing Infants to Move
  • Movement for Toddlers
  • Movement for Preschoolers
  • Structured vs. Unstructured
  • The Value of Outdoor Play

Lesson Three: Keep Kids Moving
  • The Reluctant Child
  • Keeping Kids Moving
  • Modeling Movement
  • o Overweight in Group Care
  • o Motivated to Move

Module 2: Movement Activities
Lesson Four: The Life is Good Playmakers
  • The Power of Playfulness
  • Play and Self-Regulation
  • Champions of Play

Lesson Five: The Trail Walk
  • Getting Ready
  • The Trail Walk
  • Outside the Classroom

Lesson Six: Natural Learning Environments
  • Outside Learning Environments
  • First Environments
  • Getting Started

Lesson Seven: Inside Matters Most
  • Inside Matters Most
  • The Star-Bellied Sneetches
  • Kids On Fairness

Module 3: Nutrition and Healthy Choices
Lesson Eight: What Children Need to Eat
  • Nutrition and Child Care
  • Nutrition for Infants
  • Nutrition for Toddlers
  • Nutrition for Preschoolers
  • My Plate - What to Eat

Lesson Nine: How Much to Eat
  • 5-2-1-Almost None
  • Portion Sizes
  • Recognizing Fullness
  • Introducing New Foods
  • Cultural Considerations

Lesson Ten: Making It Work
  • Food from Home
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Body Image and Teasing
  • The Power of Teachers
  • Building Family Partnerships

Module 4: Nutrition Activities
Lesson Eleven: Family Style Dining
  • What is Family Style Dining?
  • Family Style Dining
  • Mixed Age Groups
  • Stone Soup

Lesson Twelve: The People's Garden
  • Growing with Children
  • The People's Garden
  • Finding What Works

Lesson Thirteen: Healthy Pizza Field Trip
  • Preparing to Go
  • Making Pizzas
  • Reinforcing the Message

Lesson Fourteen: We're All Special
  • Kind Words Matter
  • I Can Do It
  • Kids Can Do It
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