Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children (Paperback)

Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children By Connie Jo Smith, Charlotte M. Hendricks, Becky S. Bennett Cover Image

Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children (Paperback)

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This updated whole-health and safety curriculum contributes to children's wellness and growth. This five-book set teaches children from age 3 to kindergarten about important topics--body care, fitness and nutrition, social and emotional well-being, community and environment, and safety concepts--as they develop lifelong healthy habits.

Each book provides
An overview of the topic
Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment
Learning objectives and vocabulary words
Suggestions for evaluating children's understanding of the topic
More than 30 classroom activities
Family information and take-home activities

This series includes one copy each of Body Care, Fitness and Nutrition, Safety, Social and Emotional Well-Being, and Community and Environment.
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. Hendricks is a certified health education specialist and president and founder of Healthy Childcare Consultants, Inc. She has been promoting health education for young children, parents, and teachers for more than thirty years. She completed her doctoral degree in health and safety at Indiana University.Becky S. Bennett: Becky S. Bennett is the director for the career services center at Western Kentucky University. She provides workshops in the areas of technology, career planning, and social and emotional development. Dr. Bennett holds a doctoral degree in instructional technology and distance education and a master's degree in counselor education.
Product Details ISBN: 9781605541433
ISBN-10: 1605541435
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Publication Date: December 31st, 2013
Pages: 440
Language: English
Series: Growing