Make pool safety a priority even though the end of summer draws near

Swimming in the pool

Although school is just around the corner, it is likely that with the days still being so hot, many of you will still be taking your preschoolers for a little dip in the swimming pool. “Two-thirds of childhood drownings occur May through August, making drowning the biggest summertime risk for kids” (RD)  Cara Pettersen wants […]

Top ten tips for staying healthy in the preschool classroom

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It’s that time of year again, time for teachers and students to start getting sick that is.  You don’t have to wait for cold and flu season to officially begin, illness can strike at any time in the classroom, and it loves the beginning of the school year.  One of the most difficult aspects of […]

Handwashing for good health: a message to all preschool teachers

By Dawn Ginese, The Singing Nurse Hand washing for good health, how many interesting and enticing ways can we share, show and encourage each other to “just do it”, and teach our highly observant and ever emerging preschoolers to follow in our footsteps. Doing what it takes to teach the point! This hand washing post is […]