20 Fun Ways to Get Children Moving!

17th February, 2012 - Posted by - No Comments

Physical activity is important for the health and well being of all of us, and that starts in early childhood. Here are 20 fun ideas to help you get the children in your world on the move! Read More

The Benefits of Outdoor Play

10th February, 2012 - Posted by - 2 Comments

From improved health to school readiness, outdoor play offers children a host of benefits, plus it’s good, dirty fun! Learn more… Read More

Water Features in the Preschool Play Space

11th January, 2012 - Posted by - No Comments

What would childhood be without water play?! Get inspired to add water features to you preschool play space with this visually stunning post from guest blogger, Jenny Kable. Read More

The Friday 5 for January 6th

6th January, 2012 - Posted by - 2 Comments

It’s that time again — time to get your play on! Check out this week’s Friday 5 — five great play and early childhood-related stories from around the web to help parents and educators stay informed. Read More

HSBS’ 12 Days of Christmas

21st December, 2011 - Posted by - 3 Comments

Season’s Greetings from the staff at Head Start Body Start! Check out our playful tribute to an old favorite… Read More

7 Ideas for Outdoor Winter Play

15th December, 2011 - Posted by - 4 Comments

Fight off cabin fever this winter with the active outdoor play ideas. Remember: No bad weather, just bad clothing! Read More

Resource Review: The Green Desk

7th December, 2011 - Posted by - No Comments

Looking to update your outdoor play space or improve nature play opportunities? We’ve got a great free resource for you! Read More

Play On: Thanksgiving Edition

22nd November, 2011 - Posted by - No Comments

Don’t be a turkey — get out and play this holiday weekend! Check out our ideas for holiday family fun. Read More

8 Fun Ways to Use a Hula Hoop with Preschoolers

9th November, 2011 - Posted by - 6 Comments

Here are eight fun ideas to do with young children using hula hoops. Inexpensive and simple, the hula hoop is one of the greatest ideas to happen to childhood! Read More

Resource Round Up: Naturalizing Your Play Space

19th October, 2011 - Posted by - 1 Comment

Ready to rethink your preschool play space? Why not add some natural features to promote rich play and learning! You’ll find lots of resources to do just that in today’s post. Read More

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