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Appetite to Play
Appetite to Play is a provincial initiative that supports early years providers to promote and encourage physical activity & healthy eating with kids ages 0-5.
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Appetite to Play 9h
Children love to help in the kitchen and it’s a great way to learn about healthy eating.  Here are some tips to help make it a success:
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Appetite to Play Sep 19
Even if a child is getting enough physical activity in a day, the health benefits can be reduced by too little sleep, or too much sedentary behaviour. Learn more from the 24 Hour Movement Guidelines in our new post:
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Appetite to Play Sep 17
Hey providers in ! Register for an workshop happening in November: , partering with
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Prov Health Services Sep 17
You could try to keep your child out of puddles as we head into the rainy season - or you could help their development by turning puddle jumping into a game! Follow for tips on healthy eating and physical activity in the early years.
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Appetite to Play Sep 17
's Riccotta recipe is a perfect science experiment for teaching kids how cheese is made (the curds get separated from the whey). It’s also a fantastic way to use up milk that’s close to its best before date 💯 🧀 😊
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Appetite to Play Sep 14
Help kids build skills by trying our new game FISHING FRENZY: 🐠
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Appetite to Play Sep 12
Summer isn't over yet is it? Try out Fruit-Frenzy Ice Cream. It's a great recipe for kids to help you with! 🍨🍉🍓☀️
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Appetite to Play Sep 10
Love tomatoes? are sharing savory and sweet recipes for tomato season! 🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅🍅
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Appetite to Play Sep 7
Try this fun new game for kids 1-5 year old called One Fish, Two Fish, Starfish, Blue Fish that builds locomotion and coordination skills in the early years: ⭐️🐟
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Appetite to Play Sep 5
To build food literacy, children can learn about the importance of certain creatures and their role in our food system. We depend on these creatures! Honey bees, for example, pollinate approximately one-third of the food we eat. 🍯🐝 Learn more here:
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Sport for Life Sep 4
Replying to @S4L_SPV
programs encourage participation in a range of sports from a young age, which supports development. This cycle of competence, confidence, & motivation encourages growth in other areas! Learn More |
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Appetite to Play Sep 3
"Down by the bay...where the watermelons grow"....Children learn through all five senses (touch, smell, sight, hearing, and taste). Check out our new post on how to use Watermelons to help children learn about food:
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Appetite to Play Aug 31
Learn more about the Appetite to Play initiative through this short video! We ensure that you will be singing along after the first few replays. 🤸🏼‍♂️🍎🤾🏿‍♀️💯🥕
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Appetite to Play Aug 17
Playing outside a lot with the kids? Watch out for these signs of dehydration in these summer months: 💦💧
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Appetite to Play Aug 16
Go BANANAS (or apples, or oranges) and try our Fruit Salad game that helps develop coordination, balance and running skills in the :
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Appetite to Play Aug 15
Here are some easy tips for keeping your food safe in the hot and humid summer months: 🍉☀️😎
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Appetite to Play Aug 14
Try out At the Seaside, a new activity on where kids can build their fundamental movement skills by pretending to be a whale, dolphin or a surfer: . 🐳🐬🏄
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BCAHL Aug 9
Did you know only 40% of BC kids meet the daily PA requirements? Check out BCAHL’s webinar "Come as You Are – Reconnecting Disengaged Youth with Physical Activity” to change that!
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Appetite to Play Aug 6
All about lemonade! explore the fascinating history of lemonade and share some delish recipe in their blog from around the world: Check our more kid-friendly recipes at
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Appetite to Play Aug 3
Share this easy recipe with families to make BEAN BURRITOS! It takes 15 minutes to make and kids love it!
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