Cycling Fun!

Summertime offers an abundance of opportunities: water fun, outdoor play, barbeques, fireworks, and more. What else is ubiquitous in the summertime? Tricycle riding! It is fun, it is inexpensive (once you’ve purchased your cycle), it is “green,” and it makes … READ MORE

Learn Healthy Eating in the Garden

It is difficult to pick up a publication and not see an article about childhood obesity and obesity-related complications, including type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Through gardening we can introduce preschool children to healthy food options … READ MORE

Staying Healthy and Using the Outdoors

Physical fitness is becoming a part of many preschool curriculums and state early learning standards. Some of the findings show that simply having pathways for children to walk on keeps them moving and increases fitness levels. To help create pathways … READ MORE

Let’s Get Physical

Early childhood is the time for a child to begin the development of an active lifestyle. In order to ensure a lifetime of good health, the development of skills and attitudes that lead to a healthy lifestyle need to be … READ MORE

Learning Physical Education at the Drums

Playing the Large Drum Set outdoors … HELPS BUILD STRONG BODIES TWELVE WAYS 1. Dancing, twisting, marching and jumping to the music. 2. Strengthening hand muscles to grasp the drum mallet. 3. Using the large shoulder and arm muscles tostrike … READ MORE