Health & Safety

  • 1 Great Plate for Preschoolers (Poster)
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    Encourage preschoolers to make their plates great! This poster (18”x24”, laminated) promotes an easy-to-remember USDA MyPlate equation to help elementary children visualize how to fill their dinner plates. A good-for-you and tasty meal is pictured showing the divisions of the new food pyramid, MyPlate. From Learning ZoneXpress. 

  • Item #: 359
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    By Susan J. Summers & Rachel Chazen-Cohen, eds.

    Enhance child outcomes by weaving best practices in mental health into early childhood services. This accessible text from more than a dozen top experts gives early childhood professionals a primer on key issues in infant mental health and research-based guidelines for practice. From Brookes Publishing.

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    By AAP, APHA, & NRCHSCC

    The third edition of Caring for Our Children contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings. Covers health promotion, nutrition and food service, infectious diseases, program activities for health development, and more. Includes a new section on preventing childhood obesity. 

    Issued jointly by the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education. 

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    By Frances M. Carlson

    “Big body play”—the sometimes rowdy, always very physical running, rolling, climbing, tagging, jumping, grabbing, and wrestling that most children love and many adults try to shut down—can and should be an integral part of every early childhood setting. Drawing from evidence-based practice and the latest research, this book explains the multitude of benefits of big body play for young children’s social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development.

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    An allergic reaction from exposure to peanuts can be potentially life-threatening. Discover what you need to know about peanut allergies with the Peanut Allergy Poster (18"x24", laminated). This poster explains the difference between a peanut allergy and a tree nut allergy, what can be done to prevent an allergic reaction, the symptoms of an allergic reaction, and the definition of anaphylaxis. From Learning ZoneXpress.

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    Super Snacks features photographs of easy and imaginative fruit and vegetable snack ideas for children that are fun for kids to make and eat. Set of two 8½"x24", laminated. From Learning ZoneXpress. 

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    Host Debi Gutierrez leads engaging discussions on health and nutrition with parents, caregivers, and child care experts. Topics include exercise, healthy eating, preventing obesity, sleep, diabetes, asthma and more. This DVD also includes 9 fun activities to do at home with your children. 120 min. From KCET.

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    By Elaine A. Donoghue & Colleen A. Kraft, eds.

    This resource offers trustworthy recommendations on a wide spectrum of chronic health conditions. The health conditions described in this book cover a spectrum of chronic illnesses, acute situations, selected developmental and behavioral problems, and special health care needs, with a special emphasis on children with special health care needs. It gives teachers, administrators, school nurses, and caregivers ready access to practical information and "what-to-do-when" advice. From the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

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    By Phil Boise

    Take steps toward environmental improvement and contribute to children’s potential for longer, healthier lives. The Go Green Rating Scale measures environmental health and safety in child care settings and evaluates categories such as air quality, cleaning products, hygiene and body-care products, pesticides, lead and other contaminants, and stewardship and green living. From Redleaf Press.

    For more information on the Go Green Rating Scale, view these videos:

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    By Phil Boise

    The Go Green Rating Scale for Early Childhood Settings Handbook corresponds directly to the Go Green Rating Scale. This comprehensive handbook explains the science and research behind each item in the rating scale; defines the most important elements of going green; and offers concrete measures, graduated goals, and practical guidelines to help improve your score. From Redleaf Press.