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

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

Media and Obesity: 10 Ways to Raise Healthy, Active Kids

7th September, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

There’s no doubt that today’s media-heavy diet is contributing to the childhood obesity epidemic in our country and beyond. Check out these great tips to help reverse this alarming trend. Read More

Creating Irresistible Outdoor Play Spaces: Sand

17th August, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

The third part in our Creating Irresistible Outdoor Play Spaces series has us dipping our toes — and everything else — in the sand! Read More

Playopedia — Best Friend for a Preschooler’s Adult

10th August, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

Looking for ideas for creative play-based learning to use at home or in your early childhood program? Look no further than Playopedia, an amazing free resource sure to inspire! Read More

The Friday 5 for June 17th

17th June, 2011 - Posted by - No 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

Read & Move #3: A Frog in the Bog

1st June, 2011 - Posted by - 3 Comments

Reading and movement can go together — naturally! Check out these movement activities for preschoolers to go along with the book, A Frog in the Bog. Read More

Making Room for Mud at Preschool

18th May, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

Lots of learning goes on in the mud — not to mention FUN. Check out how one preschool is getting dirty and loving it! Read More

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