Active start for healthy kids : activities, exercises, and nutritional tips /Material type: BookPublisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2006Description: x, 229 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780736052818; 073605281X.Subject(s): Exercise for children | Physical fitness for children | Sports for children | Children -- Nutrition | Children -- Health and hygiene | Family recreation | GamesOnline resources: Table of contents
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
When it comes to physical activity and proper nutrition, young children need more encouragement and structure than ever before--especially in a culture inundated by video games, television, and fast food. Active Start for Healthy Kids: Activities, Exercises, and Nutritional Tips contains a wealth of fun, easy-to-implement activities that are specifically designed to teach 2- to 6-year-old children important health concepts. With this book as your guide, you can reach children in their formative years and help them develop positive behaviors that will last a lifetime.
Dr. Stephen Virgilio has been a children's health expert for more than 25 years. In this book he provides a wealth of safe, inexpensive, and developmentally appropriate activities that parents, teachers, and caregivers can implement:
- More than 50 developmental exercises and activities for flexibility,
muscular fitness, and cardiorespiratory endurance
- 20 fun family physical activities
- 16 motor skill activities
- 21 yoga poses and games
- 18 dance and rhythm activities
- The top 10 nutritional guidelines for parents and teachers
- Heart-healthy kids' recipes
Help children engage in exercise that will benefit them for years to come. Active Start for Healthy Kids: Activities, Exercises, and Nutritional Tips is the first step toward a fuller, longer, and better life for the next generation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227).
Let's get started together -- Building a foundation -- Fuel for fitness -- Fun family physical activity -- Let's exercise -- Go-go games --Skills and thrills -- Rhythm and movement -- Yoga for kids.
Presents fun, easy-to-implement activities designed to help children ages two to six learn important concepts about health and nutrition.
Adult Follett Library Resources.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Section I
- Chapter 1 Let's Get Started
- Chapter 2 The Possibilities
- Section II
- Chapter 3 Eating Healthy: Fuel for Fitness
- Section III
- Chapter 4 Fun Family Physical Activity
- Chapter 5 Let's Exercise
- Chapter 6 Go-Go Games
- Chapter 7 Skills and Thrills
- Chapter 8 Rhythm and Movement
- Chapter 9 Yoga for Kids