Head Start Track | CEU Specialty 1
Active Play to Combat Obesity
Learn how to encourage active play and integrate movement breaks in the Head Start classroom. Take home resources to help you enhance child development and learning through physical activity.
- Identify the components of a childcare environment that helps children adopt healthy living habits.
- Explore why active play is important for young children.
- Learn a variety of ideas for use in the classroom to help children develop physically active behaviors.
Laura Sheffield, MS, RDN, LD
Health and Nutrition Director, Community Action Council
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Thank you to our...
California Department of Social Services
Food for Good, Pepsico Foundation
JA Food Service/Packaged Meal Kits
Peterson Farms Family of Companies
Red Gold Tomato & Condiment Products
American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures National Center
California Dried Fruit Coalition (CDFC)
Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI)
Dairy Council of CA/Let's Eat Healthy
No Kid Hungry Campaign by Share Our Strength (SOS)
Pacific Northwest Canned Pears
Penn State Extension Better Kid Care Program