Success Stories

Helping Hands

We asked our separate classrooms to plan and cook lunch for the whole centre. They got into the kitchen and helped mix and make the meal for everyone else. Before we cooked, they had to decide on their meals and ingredients. ~Dundonald Child Care Co-operative, SK

Starting a MOVEment!

The children love to get moving! We have been learning the Fundamental Movement Skills (from HOP). The children love to push themselves to try new things, which also gives us educators more motivation to learn, teach, and show new movements. ~Jessica, Kinder Kollege, Kindersley, SK

Arts & Crafts

At Children’s Choice Child Development Co-op (West location), we’ve create little picture books with the children by cutting out pictures of healthy food from a Canada Food Guide poster together and laminating the pages.  The kids like the books because they helped make them, and it gives educators an opportunity to talk about healthy eating. …

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Snack Creations

At our centre staff and children make a snack together every 3rd Friday of the month.  Since the Healthy Start training we’ve been making Food Flair snacks on those days, like fruit pizza with the preschoolers and apple sauce with the toddlers. ~Jessica Bates, Director, Children’s Choice West, Prince Albert, SK  

A LEAP and a HOP

We have been using the LEAP resource activities within our classroom as the movement portion of our lessons, for planning quick body breaks, and for adding large motor play to our recess breaks.  These activities require minimal equipment, using everyday household items and provide clear instruction that even our grade five helpers can understand and …

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