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    By Susan S. Aronson, ed.

    Bestseller! Now in its fifth edition, Healthy Young Children has been used in hundreds of early childhood settings to promote the health, nutrition, and safety of children, staff members, and families. This edition contains a new chapter on promoting children’s health through physical activity. Also included are updated standards, procedures, and resources, including sample forms, letters, and checklists.

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    By Susan S. Aronson & Timothy R. Shope, eds.

    Newly revised and updated, this easy-to-use guide is an essential resource for caregivers, teachers, and health professionals seeking to promote healthy behaviors and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Contains helpful reference guides, including new quick reference sheets on prevention and infectious diseases, as well as an expanded section on outbreaks and emergencies. Detailed chapters address infection control measures, immunizations, and inclusion/exclusion criteria. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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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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    Laminated poster (18”x24”) explains why babies should sleep on their backs and play on their tummies—and gives tips for teachers. From Learning ZoneXpress.

     

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    By Stephen Sanders

    Most young children love vigorous physical activity, but research shows that they may not continue to be active throughout childhood and beyond if they lack a foundation of skills. Early childhood educators need to ensure children's learning of the physical skills as well as movement concepts necessary to start them toward active and healthy lives. This book provides guidance on what high-quality movement programs should include: environments designed for young children, effective curriculum components, developmental approaches to teaching, planned assessment, and more. Unlocking children's movement potential will inspire a love of physical activity for years to come.

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    Make kids smile at snack time! 18"x23", laminated. From Learning ZoneXpress.

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    This poster (12"x36", laminated) is illustrated by Nicole Tadgell and is based on the article, "10X. Ways to Go Green in the Classroom," published in the October 2008 issue of Teaching Young Children (Vol. 2, No. 1). 

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    Journals

    In Young Children’s November issue—Nutrition and Fitness for All Young Children—discover a schoolwide wellness curricula with positive models and holistic perspectives, learn ways adults’ mealtime interactions with children can foster children’s healthy eating habits, read about classroom lessons that promote healthy habits while addressing learning standards, and more.
    To subscribe, visit the Young Children website or call 800-424-2460.

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    Both children and teachers will enjoy these ten low-cost or free ways to incorporate fitness into a classroom’s daily routine. This poster (12"x36", laminated) will encourage everyone to have fun moving their bodies and staying fit. The poster is illustrated by Melanie Hope Greenberg and is based on the article "10X. Affordable Fitness Fun," published in the June/July 2013 issue of Teaching Young Children (Vol. 6, No. 5).

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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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