Help children ages 3-6 develop lifelong healthy habits with the Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children series. 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 set includes one copy each of Body Care, Fitness and Nutrition, Safety, Social and Emotional Well-Being, and Community and Environment.
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 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, USA. Becky S. Bennett is the director for the career services centre at Western Kentucky University, USA. 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 counsellor education.