What is the importance of proper health safety and nutrition in child development? Health, Safety, and Nutrition helps early educators:
Prevent accidents and injuries in the child care setting. Understand basic first aid steps that are specific to the child care setting. Identify common infectious childhood diseases.
What are the nutrition concerns during early childhood? Common Nutrition Concerns
2 As children begin to consume fewer calories from fat, they need to eat more grain products; fruits; vegetables; low-fat dairy products and other calci- um-rich foods; and beans, lean meat, poultry, fish, and other protein-rich foods.
How do you keep a child safe and healthy?
- Think. Children need to learn that actions have consequences.
- Talk openly. Encourage your children to talk about what is bothering them.
- Relax. Learn relaxation skills, and teach them to your children.
- Eat well.
- Be active.
What are the three as of a healthy child? The three A’s of a healthy child are: Appetite, Appearance and Activity.