One Step At a Time: Helping Young Children Be Active!
   

Resources for Child Care Providers

Girl with drumsAmerican Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education. 2012. Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs: Selected Standards from Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards (3rd. ed.). Aurora, CO: National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education.

Birch LL, Parker L, Burns A, eds. 2012. Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Hughes D. 2009. Best Practices for Physical Activity: A Guide to Help Children Grow Up Healthy—For Organizations Serving Children and Youth. Jackson, FL: Nemours.

National Association for the Education of Young Children. N.d. Increasing Children’s Physical Activity. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education. 2009. Active Start: A Statement of Physical Activity Guidelines for Children from Birth to Age 5 (2nd ed.). Reston, VA: National Association for Sport and Physical Education.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education; American Association of Physical Activity and Recreation; Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 2013. Head Start Body Start [website]. Reston, VA: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Nemours. 2012. Let’s Move! Child Care [website]. Jackson, FL: Nemours.

North Carolina State University; A&T State University, Cooperative Extension; North Carolina Division of Public Health, Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch; North Carolina Division of Public Health, Nutrition Services Branch. Color Me Healthy: Preschoolers Moving and Healthy Eating [website]. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University; A&T State University, Cooperative Extension; North Carolina Division of Public Health, Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch; North Carolina Division of Public Health, Nutrition Services Branch.

Patrick K, Spear B, Holt K, Sofka D, eds. 2001. Bright Futures in Practice: Physical Activity. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

Sesame Street Workshop; Nemours, Health and Prevention Services; KidsHealth. 2007. Healthy Habits for Life Child Care Resource Kit. Queens, NY: Sesame Street Workshop.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. 2010. Public Playground Safety Handbook. Washington, DC: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2013. CACFP Wellness Resources for Child Care Providers [website]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. 2013. Child Care Providers [website]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. 2013. Nutrition and Wellness Tips for Young Children: Provider Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of the Interior. Let’s Move: America’s Move to Raise Healthier Generations of Kids—Get Active [website]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of the Interior.

University of Mississippi, National Food Service Management Institute. 2013. CARE Connection: Music, Movement, and Play Connection [website]. University, MS: University of Mississippi, National Food Service Management Institute.

At the BeachResources to Share with Parents

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education. 2011. Family Checklist for Physical Activity in Early Care and Education. Aurora, CO: National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education.

Partnership for a Healthier America. Tips: Family Fun [website]. Washington, DC: Partnership for a Healthier America.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of the Interior. Let’s Move: America’s Move to Raise Healthier Generations of Kids—Active Families [website]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of the Interior.

 

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