Balancing Food and Play: Newsletters

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
August 5, 2021
Price
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Overview

These newsletters are part of the Balancing Food and Play curriculum, which targets early childhood healthy habits. The take-home newsletter and recipe introduce children to the "Green Family." The Green Family learns about nutrition, physical activity, and goal setting from Jasmine, who is a 3rd-grade student.

Teachers will receive 25 newsletters for each week of the curriculum (4 weeks).

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