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  • Physical Activity and the Early Years: Building Lifelong Habits

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Physical activity is an essential part of healthy development in children, and the early years are the best time to give a child an active start. Providing opportunities for children to play and experiment with movement is an important part of physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.1 Unfortunately, research has shown that physical...

  • Energizer: The Early Years

    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Let’s start with a quiz. Everybody now put one hand in the air, one hand in the air …1 if any of the following applies to you: You work with children 5 years of age or under You are the parent of a child (children) 5 years of age or under You once were a child 5 years of age or under So, I’m pretty sure you should all have one hand in the air!...