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Physical activity in Canadian early childhood education and care

Regular physical activity and movement enhances fitness, fosters growth and development, and helps teach children about their bodies and world, with enormous benefits for children's bodies and minds.

Intentional teaching makes the biggest impact on early childhood outcomes

Author: 
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Publication Date: 
15 Nov 2017
Entered Date: 
15 Nov 2017

What do mealtimes and food mean in early childhood programs?

Food preparation facilities should be available on the premises and nutritional and culturally appropriate food should be provided.

- Quality target 33. Quality targets in services for young children, European Commission Childcare Network, 1996 (the full list of 40 targets have been re-published with permission as a CRRU BRIEFing NOTE).

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