Gardening with Kinder Land Child Care Center

Gardening with Kinder Land Child Care Center

Liliana Mejia, director of Kinder Land 4 Kids Childcare Center in Miami-Dade County, Florida, achieved her action plan goal of creating a garden in order to introduce vegetables and fruits to her students during snack time. To achieve their goal, Liliana asked for donations of different seeds and plants from parents. The children tended to… Continue Reading Gardening with Kinder Land Child Care Center

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Breastfeeding-Friendly in Childtown

Breastfeeding-Friendly in Childtown

Sheila, the director of Childtown in Shelbyville, Kentucky, said she always welcomed breastfeeding families in her child care program; however, she did not understand how to fully support these families until she participated in the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC). As part of her action plan goals, Sheila and her staff decided… Continue Reading Breastfeeding-Friendly in Childtown

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19 Programs Receive Toolkits to Support LMCC Action Plans

19 Programs Receive Toolkits to Support LMCC Action Plans

In celebration of the 4th anniversary of LMCC, the Packard Foundation partnered with LMCC and Nemours Children’s Health System to award toolkits to support ECE providers in improving healthy eating and physical activity. These toolkits include resources and materials to directly support LMCC Action Plans of ECE centers and homes. From August through September 2015, more than 300 ECE programs completed Action Plans, and 19 programs were randomly selected as winners. Continue Reading 19 Programs Receive Toolkits to Support LMCC Action Plans

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