Friday, January 11, 2019
Happy New Year to you all!! We wanted to share you with a few FREE resources for your child care program. Sorry I couldn't fit them all on one post :)
Download these Farm to Preschool Resources: www.health.mo.gov/growingwithmo
Last, but not least. If you have families looking for FREE one-on-one health and wellness coaching! Look no further than Score 1 for Health through Kansas City University! A program for families of all ages. Meet with your Coach at a convenient time and location for 7-8 visits (45 minute sessions)
Contact for more information: 816.654.7974 or kbennett@KCUMB.edu
Happy New Year to you all!! We wanted to share you with a few FREE resources for your child care program.
Free Resources on Early Childhood Nutrition & Physical Activity...books, posters, education!
Click on Child Care tab and it will take you to the FREE resources. It states this is only for CACFP centers, but we were told they don't ask :)
Here are just a few that you can find:
Monday, June 11, 2018
This webinar will focus on classroom supports for very young children who have experienced trauma. You will learn how to identify high quality early child care and education settings that are appropriate for young children and strategies that child care professionals can use to support children in the classroom.
Stacy and Sherrie
Platte County Child Care Consultants
Friday, April 27, 2018
Can you please take a moment to share with the State your personal stories of how Sherrie and I help your center or family home? They would like to hear about our family partnerships and the personal stories of how our services are impacting children and your families.
These few moments of your time will help at the Federal level for us to continue to help and partner with you!!
Thanks for your time! Have a great weekend!
Survey link: http://freesuggestionbox.com/pub/mmwacut
Your Child Care Consultants,
Thursday, January 25, 2018
The American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are working to create a culture of health through Voices for Healthy Kids. Through this collaboration, and in working with a team of experts across the healthy eating and active living movement, the initiative aims to engage, organize, and mobilize people to help all children grow up at a healthy weight.
Early care & education—Establish statewide nutrition, physical activity, and screen time standards for early childcare providers. Create recognition or designation program. Secure public funding for technical assistance. Eliminate marketing in child care settings.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Subject: Free health message art for your classroom - The Walking Classroom
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Platte County Health Department (PCHD) recently received over 80 reports of influenza diagnosed in Platte County residents last week, over a third of which were among school-aged children. Due to high rates of influenza currently being reported throughout Platte County and the Kansas City region, we wanted to send out a friendly reminder to our daycares to make an extra effort to practice good hygiene measures throughout flu season:
Another good resource for school cleaning and exclusion guidelines as well as information on diseases like influenza and norovirus is the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Prevention and Control of Communicable Disease Manual, available at http://health.mo.gov/living/families/schoolhealth/pdf/Communicable_Disease.pdf.