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Train the Trainer 2018

Why? To become at Healthy Start Community Trainer. Healthy Start promotes healthy eating and physical activity in early years settings by providing training for early learning and childcare practitioners. If you are interested in learning how to facilitate these trainings, attend this event and become a Healthy Start Community Trainer!   What? A training that …

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Healthy Start held a Parent and Tot Yoga Session in Saskatoon

The Association des parents fransaskois (Fransaskois Parent Association) recently welcomed families in their resources centre (CAFÉ La Passerelle) during a parent and tot yoga session hosted by Healthy Start/Départ Santé (HSDS) in Saskatoon. As we all know, there are physical benefits to yoga.  Family yoga also encourages the emotional relationship between the child and parent.  …

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Healthy Banana Split

Ingredients: 1 banana 3 tsp Greek yogurt 2 slices of strawberries 3 blueberries Directions: Cut the banana lengthwise. Place one of the halves on the plate, cut side up. Spoon yogurt onto the banana to cover. Place strawberry slices and blueberries on top of yogurt. Tip: Have the kids make their own banana split. It’s …

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The Saskatchewanderer visits La Petite jungle centre in Vonda!

The early years center La Petite jungle collaborated greatly with the HSDS team during their Healthy Start Booster that occurred on April 5th, 2018.  They had accepted to be part of a video shoot hosted by Saskatchewanderer in the goal to showcase the center’s Healthy Start moments during the « Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum …

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How to nurture a Healthy start with active play!

Physical literacy is the ability and confidence to move and participate in physical activity in a variety of environments. It is an important part of a child’s development that can be overlooked due to their young age. It is never too early to start age-appropriate physical activity movements that can strengthen a child’s ability to be active.

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Interview with Béatrice Mbazumutima, Director of Centre Éducatif Félix le Chat

What is your experience with Healthy Start? It was a wonderful experience. The staff of the childcare centre are always supported by the Healthy Start team. They know that the team is available to provide more information when needed. The program has offers a variety of ideas and resources available to themfor the childcare staff. …

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Report from a Nutritional Intern in Saskatchewan

Véronique Dion-Cyr, who is in her final year of a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition at the University of Ottawa, has completed a three-month internship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Départ Santé/Healthy Start (DSHS) and Réseau Santé en Français de la Saskatchewan (RSFS) intern carried out a variety of projects in the community. With the help …

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