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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 Oct 26
It’s wonderful to teach children that pumpkins are not just for jack-o-lantern carving! Try this smoothie recipe; a nice change from your usual berry or green routine.
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Appetite to Play Sep 21
Food literacy for the includes understanding where our food comes from. Check out Learning About Chickens!
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Fraser Health Sep 21
Need help talking to your kids about COVID-19 with school back in session? Find our seven tips along with other information:
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Kelty Mental Health Sep 21
Provide whole grain foods high in fibre. Serving your family whole, or minimally processed foods, is a great way to eat and live well. Eating whole foods is linked to less symptoms of depression, anxiety, and ADHD. . .
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HELP_UBC Sep 21
Today kicks off our series. Follow us all week as we share resources that can help support children & families in building positive experiences in the early years. Learn more at about the at
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Appetite to Play Sep 9
We encourage children to touch, taste, listen, look & smell all of the things in our environment. What about senses that help you move, keep you upright & let you know where your limbs are? These are your vestibular & proprioceptive senses. Learn more!
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Appetite to Play Sep 8
Check out these Mini Mexi Cups brought to you by a guest contributor who is 11 years old! Kids can cook! Recipe below:
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Mariana Brussoni Sep 4
Did you know Canada had it's own epic adventure playgrounds? Here's some great footage of one in Toronto in 1980
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Appetite to Play Sep 3
Our new Fall/Winter schedule for online workshops focusing on healthy eating and physical literacy in the years is up. Join us from the comfort and convenience of home and get professional development hours. Sign up today!
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Appetite to Play Sep 2
Check out this clip if you want to see an important message about what kids need from their parents.....it will make you smile :)
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Appetite to Play Sep 1
Are you looking for some Professional Development hours in the Early Years? We have some new dates for our online workshops! Check it out:
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Lynn Jobe Sep 1
Did your kids play outdoors today? Ideas: Kids need active play at home, at school, and/or in the community. cc
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Appetite to Play Aug 31
Food literacy for the is about understanding where our food comes from. Check out Learning About Goats!
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Appetite to Play Aug 28
Check out our tips on Observation based Supervision in the . We address situations that can be challenging; including confrontation, risky play and other examples of play that can make adults nervous:
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Appetite to Play Aug 21
A balance beam is a great addition to any space! You can easily create one by getting wood from a local hardware store. You can use this piece of equipment in a number of ways and we will share our ideas here:
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Appetite to Play Aug 14
Pick it up....put it down! This fun game for the develops coordination, flexibility & strength. Play this inside or outside:
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Appetite to Play Aug 12
Food literacy for young children is all about understanding where our food comes from. Crab is an important source of food for many of our indigenous and marine communities here in BC. Check out Learning About Crabs!
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Appetite to Play Aug 10
We would like to share this great learning opportunity with the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society. They are hosting a webinar: Working Together to Create Strategies for Well-Being During Covid-19 August 12th 9:30-11:30. Register at the below link:
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Appetite to Play Aug 5
Plant-based milk alternatives have become increasingly popular with a huge variety of grains, seeds and nuts used as the base. We have a delicious recipe for you with lots of options to suit your child's dietary needs!
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Appetite to Play Aug 4
Here's an activity for the that only need string and something to tie it to! This game encourages balance and coordination. See how to play:
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