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Healthy Young Children: A Manual for Programs, Fifth Edition
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January 1, 2012

Healthy Young Children: A Manual for Programs, Fifth Edition

Promotes the health, nutrition, physical activity, and safety of children, staff members, and families. Includes standards, procedures, and resources like sample forms, letters, and checklists.

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Authored by: Susan S. Aronson
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Ramps & Pathways: A Constructivist Approach to Physics With Young Children
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January 1, 2010

Ramps & Pathways: A Constructivist Approach to Physics With Young Children

If you think the words young children and physics don’t belong together, think again. Based on the theories of Piaget and the work of DeVries and Sales, this book successfully makes the case for building a constructivist approach to physical science learn

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Authored by: Christina Sales, Rheta DeVries
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Healthy, Fit Families

Children need to move their bodies and eat healthy foods. Families can promote healthy habits by encouraging children to eat nutritious foods and get some exercise every day. Here are some suggestions.
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Children learning how to cook
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August 18, 2016

How a Cooking Class Became a Lesson in Engaging Children

We left with a much richer understanding of the foods in the region, a great set of recipes to recreate back in the states, and a role model in Lily for finding ways to engage children’s interests.

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Authored by: Mary Harrill
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July 20, 2015

Buon Appetito: Sharing a Love of Food with Infants and Toddlers

How old did Henry have to be before I could share my love of food? Could I share this passion with him while his food consisted of pureed vegetables or bite-sized finger foods?

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Authored by: Natalie Haney Tilghman
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February 19, 2017

Let’s Eat (Well)!

I'm happy to report that these days, I've shed the sloppy-joe-greasy-green-bean guise for a healthier one. What would your children say?

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Authored by: Mabel Yu
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