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

New! HSBS Online Resource Guide

3rd February, 2012 - Posted by - No Comments

Look for high quality physical activity, play and nutrition resources for early childhood? Look no further than the new HSBS Online Resource Guide. 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

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

The Friday 5 for October 14th

14th October, 2011 - Posted by - 1 Comment

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

Design Star: Dry Creek Beds in a Preschool Playscape

12th October, 2011 - Posted by - 2 Comments

Check out how early childhood programs across the globe are adding a bit of nature to their playscapes! These dry creek beds are enough to inspire the children in all of us. Read More

The Friday 5 for October 7th

7th October, 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

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