Fitness and Nutrition: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children by Connie Jo SmithFitness and Nutrition: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children by Connie Jo Smith

Fitness and Nutrition: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children

byConnie Jo Smith, Charlotte M. Hendricks, Becky S. Bennett

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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During the preschool and kindergarten years, children begin spending more time engaging in physical activity and exploring new foods. Help children learn how to take care of their bodies as they build a foundation for healthy, active lives with this Fitness and Nutrition curriculum. Children will learn about motor development, fitness and physical activity, rest and relaxation, food choices and eating habits, and avoiding germs when eating. The curriculum includesOverviews of the six fitness and nutrition topicsSuggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment Learning objectives and vocabulary words to introduce and use Suggestions for evaluating children s understanding of each topic More than 30 hands-on classroom activitiesFamily information and take-home activities This book is part of the Growing, Growing Strong series, a whole-health curriculum for children age three though kindergarten. Together, the books provide a complete set of activities and resources to help you support children s growth and wellness.
Connie Jo Smith: Connie Jo Smith serves as the administrator for a ten-county child care resource and referral agency. She holds a doctoral degree in instructional technology and distance education and has an education specialist's degree focusing on curriculum instruction for young children. Charlotte M. Hendricks: Charlotte M. Hendri...
Title:Fitness and Nutrition: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 10.75 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Redleaf PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605542415

ISBN - 13:9781605542416

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