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Five Hands-On Activities to Help Children Learn Health and Wellness Concepts

Teaching children about topics related to their physical and emotional health is an important task, one that builds the foundation for habits that contribute to lifelong wellness. If you’re looking for developmentally appropriate ways to introduce and teach preschoolers and … Continue reading

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Connie Bergstein Dow’s Creative Movement Series—Part 1: Seven Important Benefits of Movement for Young Children

We’re very happy to welcome back guest blogger and Redleaf Press® author Connie Bergstein Dow. Connie is a source of endless ideas that not only get children moving, but also help to get them excited about physical activity. Connie has … Continue reading

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Going Green in Your Early Childhood Setting

Everyone is talking about going green, and now is the time to take action. In his research-based self-assessment, Go Green Rating Scale for Early Childhood Settings, author Phil Boise provides 64 guidelines to help you evaluate practices or conditions that … Continue reading

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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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