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Early sprouts : cultivating healthy food choices in young children

Author: Karrie Kalich; Dorothy Bauer; Deirdre McPartlin
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: To counteract the prevalence of childhood obesity and to establish lifelong healthy eating habits, this research-based early childhood curriculum is designed to increase children's preferences for nutritious fruits and vegetables. The tested "seed-to-table" approach will engage preschoolers in all aspects of planting, growing, and eating organically grown foods. Also included are recipes children  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karrie Kalich; Dorothy Bauer; Deirdre McPartlin
ISBN: 9781933653723 1933653728
OCLC Number: 216937028
Description: vii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
Preface --
Part 1: Preparing The Groundwork --
1: Early sprouts philosophy and approach --
2: Nutritional approach --
3: Gardening approach --
4: Preparing staff for "planting" early sprouts --
5: Involving families --
6: Early sprouts target vegetables --
Part 2: Tending Early Sprouts Week By Week --
7: Introduction to the curriculum --
8: Bringing in the harvest: the garden activities, weeks 1-6 --
9: Harvest time is coming to an end: bringing the garden indoors, weeks 7-12 --
10: Putting the garden to sleep: indoor winter activities, weeks 13-18 --
11: Spring is coming: seeds and planting activities, weeks 19-24 --
12: Family recipe kits --
Part 3: Sharing The Harvest --
13: What we have learned: research process and results --
14: Adapting and adopting the early sprouts approach --
15: Parting words --
Appendix A: Vitamins and selected minerals chart --
Appendix B: Preparing the garden site --
Appendix C: Recommended organic seed sources --
Appendix D: Gardening and vegetable resources --
Appendix E: Books about cooking with and for children --
About the authors --
References.
Responsibility: [Karrie Kalich, Dottie Bauer, Deirdre McPartlin].
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Combines new research and fresh ideas to incorporate healthy eating into children's lives.  Read more...

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