KICK-OFF TO KINDERGARTEN
Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh NC
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630 rising kindergartners with 1430 of their family members getting active!
GET READY FOR 2014 PLAYDAZE
REGISTER YOUR DAY OF PLAY WITH US! HELP GET OVER 15,000 KIDS ACROSS NORTH CAROLINA PLAYING ON THE SAME WEEKEND!
For more infomation about PlayDaze and how to register visit www.beactivekids.org/playdaze
Keep the conversation about play going on our facebook page - www.facebook.com/playdaze
- "Most children do not get to experience playing outside on a normal daily basis like they did at the Play Daze event, and I want to say thank you for that experience for them and myself."
- "It took me back to a time many years ago when I was growing up and we got to play outside all day long."
- "I was able to make it to Play Daze yesterday! I LOVED it! I have never participated in this before, but I loved every minute of it. This is an awesome way for kids to just be kids."
EARLY CHILDHOOD PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INSTITUTE (ECPAI)
Congratulations new graduates of the 2014 ECPAI!
NEW MOVEMENT GUIDE FOR CHILDREN BIRTH - FIVE
Click the image to view a sample
Be Active Kids now has video on YouTube.
See Be Active Kids in actions and other physical activity examples.
NCIOM RELEASES TASKFORCE RECOMMENDATIONS
full report Issue Brief
NCIOM releases expert taskforce recommendations for obesity prevention for NC’s youngest children.
Click the images above to view full report (left) and brief (right). Also check out some of the great partners across North Carolina doing the good working of early childhood obesity prevention: BCBSNC Foundation, North Carolina Partnership for Children/Smart Start, Natural Learning Initiative/NCSU, and UNC Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention/Go NAP SACC.
Toddlers should receive at least 30 minutes of structured physical activity and 60+ minutes of unstructured physical activity each day.
Preschoolers should receive at least 60 minutes of structured physical activity and 60+ minutes of unstructured physical activity each day.
Three month follow up data shows that a greater percentage of child care providers trained on the Be Active Kids curriculum are addressing more best practices related to physical activity in early child care settings. See chart below. The area shaded in blue shows the percentage of child care providers addressing that physical activity best practice at baseline. The red area represents the percentage of child care providers addressing that same practice three months after their initial Be Active Kids training.
2014 - Mid Year Report
2013 - 4th Quarter Report
2013 - Mid Year Report