Category Archives: Health and Safety

Nine Nontoxic Cleaning Solution Recipes

In addition to supporting hands-on nature exploration, Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth is a resource for educators and administrators interested in lessening the environmental impact of their facilities and operations. There are many ways to go green, and … Continue reading

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From the Redleaf Kitchen: Healthy (and Tasty!) Breakfast Recipe

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make sure it’s also tasty and nutrition-packed? This Early Sprouts Cookbook recipe is the perfect way to begin a chilly autumn day — and … Continue reading

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Wellness in Early Childhood

Welcome to guest blogger Kyra Ostendorf, Redleaf Press® Acquisitions and Development Editor. She was part of the editorial team that worked on the just-published Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: The Wellness Guide for Early Childhood Programs. Read on for Kyra’s reflections … Continue reading

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Avoiding Power Struggles with Toddlers During Meals

We know that good nutrition helps children learn better and promotes lifelong healthy eating habits. But what do you do when young children refuse to eat their greens? This excerpt from Rethinking Nutrition: Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood … Continue reading

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