The Friday 5 for May 28th

28th May, 2010 - Posted by - No Comments

5 articles of interest for early childhood educators & parents for the week of May 24th, 2010. Share and Enjoy Read More

Full Body Poem #1: 5 Little Peas

26th May, 2010 - Posted by - 5 Comments

Learn a fun fingerplay & how to adapt it to increase physical activity for young children. Perfect for early childhood educators and parents alike! Share and Enjoy Read More

News You Can Use: Web Round-Up

20th May, 2010 - Posted by - No Comments

Round-up of articles for educators and parents of young children. Share and Enjoy Read More

5 Tips to ‘Green’ Your Physical Activity

19th May, 2010 - Posted by - 11 Comments

Tweet Good news! According to new research, even five (5) minutes of exercise outdoors in a green space (park, garden, etc.) can boost your mood and self-esteem. The combination of movement and nature is powerful medicine, according to UK researchers. Who am I kidding — that’s GREAT news! Here are 5 Tips to Get You » Share and Enjoy Read More

Watching TV is Full-Time Job?!

12th May, 2010 - Posted by - No Comments

Tweet The American Academy of Pediatrics reported that children aged 2 to 5 spend  32 hours per week in front of a screen, watching television, videos and/or playing video games.  32 hours—that’s almost as much time as we as adults spend at our full time jobs each week.  What is NOT happening when they are » Share and Enjoy Read More

Series Kick-Off: Creating Irresistible Outdoor Play Spaces

5th May, 2010 - Posted by - No Comments

Tweet What do children want in their outdoor play spaces? This is the first in a series of posts that will look at things you can do to make a backyard, Head Start or preschool playground an irresistible play space for the young children in your life. Children love natural play spaces. When given the » Share and Enjoy Read More