Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

Nemours Children’s Health (Nemours Children’s) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) to fund organizations interested in participating in Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP). Launched in August 2018, HKHF TAP is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and implemented by Nemours Children’s Health. HKHF TAP […]

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Healthy Celebrations at Angeles Mesa YWCA

Healthy Celebrations at Angeles Mesa YWCA

Angeles Mesa YWCA staff was concerned with unhealthy practices at their center prior to enrolling in ECELC. New policies are now in effect, and staff has reported adopting healthy changes in their personal lives

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Saying Goodbye to Junk Food

Saying Goodbye to Junk Food

“I could not stand junk food being brought into our program any longer,” says Oakridge Child Care Center Director, Maritza Lopez. “We knew how much the children could benefit from healthier eating and family-style dining.” In the beginning, the program’s menus included foods that were fried and breaded. Water was made available, but it was […]

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Kerri’s Kidsville: Taking Steps to Healthy Success

Kerri’s Kidsville: Taking Steps to Healthy Success

Kerri Newton, Kerri’s Kidsville Program Director from Springfield, Missouri, had the desire to provide healthy and enjoyable meals at her center. In 2013, she decided to attend the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC): Taking Steps to Healthy Success training to learn more about how to make healthy choices for her kids. While […]

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Play Safe Outside in Winter

Play Safe Outside in Winter

Playing outside is good for children’s bodies and behavior, even when it’s cold outside. Here are some tips about playing safely during the winter months.

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Early Learning and Use of Technology

Early Learning and Use of Technology

A new resource on Early Learning and Use of Technology was released by the US Department of Education and US Department of Health and Human Services. The brief provides four guiding principles and suggestions for providers and families on how to use technology with young children.

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Healthy Celebrations at KinderCare in Celebration

Healthy Celebrations at KinderCare in Celebration

The KinderCare Learning Center in Celebration, Florida is making profound changes to encourage parent involvement and education about nurturing healthy eaters. Parents wanted to fit eating healthy into a busy lifestyle, especially considering the limited time many of the parents have.

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New Farm to Preschool Toolkit

New Farm to Preschool Toolkit

Growing Minds is happy to share the new Farm to Preschool (F2P) Toolkit. This toolkit contains information about getting started with F2P, rules and regulations, recommendations for local procurement, and monthly resources.

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Healthy Changes at Middleton Primary

Healthy Changes at Middleton Primary

Middleton Primary Center in Huntington Park, California is committed to promoting healthy food and beverages, appropriate snack-time foods, and engaging parents.

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