Choosy salutes teacher Michele McDonald and her Choosy Head Start classroom at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School featured on KWQC!Click here to watch the story on on KWQC.COM
Saturday, April 20, Choosy was in Annapolis, Maryland. Choosy Kids Trainer, Brandon Williams, conducted a keynote presentation for 350 attendees of the annual Arundel Child Care Connections, Inc. Month of the Young Child Conference. This year’s theme, “Get Ready, Get Fit, Get Healthy,” was a perfect message for Choosy Kids to deliver. Brandon also conducted two workshops on observing and evaluating motor skills of young children. This workshop demonstrated various strategies for assessing, as well as practicing motor skills using inexpensive, home-made play props. Kudos to Debbie Langer, Thea Quible, Carol Moran and the rest of your crew for all the hard work that went into organizing this great event!
Friday, April 19, Choosy was in Baltimore, Maryland. Choosy Kids Trainer, Brandon Williams, conducted a full-day of training activities for Baltimore County Head Start at the Randallstown Community Center. A special thanks to Nadene Evelyn and Debra Barrett for assembling this wonderful group of participants. They were eager to sing along while moving to some of their favorite Choosy Kids’ songs. Choosy says, “thank-you, thank-you, thank-you” to all the participants!
In honor of the success of the 2013 Child Care Aware® of America Policy Symposium, Choosy Kids is hosting a sale on a wide variety of our products. Please visit our store at the link below to take advantage of these specials through May 15, 2013
Last week Linda Carson and Brandon Williams were featured trainers in Washington, DC at the 2013 Health Aware Day, a component of the National Policy Symposium hosted by Child Care Aware of America. http://www.naccrra.org/conferences/2013-child-care-aware®-of-america-policy-symposium . The training event focused on Movement and Music, plus Nutrition and Oral Health. Choosy was introduced as a health hero for developing healthy habits for children and their families. Child Care Aware® of America’s Policy Symposium is the nation’s premiere conference addressing issues affecting local, state and federal public policy for children in child care.
This week, Choosy Kids will be showcased as exhibitors and featured trainers in Washington, DC at the 2013 Policy Symposium hosted by Child Care Aware of America. http://www.naccrra.org/conferences/2013-child-care-aware®-of-america-policy-symposium. Choosy will be introduced as a health hero for Child Care. Child Care Aware® of America’s Policy Symposium is the nation’s premiere conference addressing issues affecting local, state and federal public policy for children in child care.
Choosy Kids is proud to announce that the recently released English/Spanish album Music Moves Me / La Música Me Mueve has won a prestigious 2013 Parents' Choice Award, placing it among the very best children's music albums that entertain and teach with flair, stimulate imagination and inspire creativity. Parents' Choice Foundation has been reviewing and recommending quality children's media for more than 33 years.
A delegation of Chinese business men and women visited Choosy Kids last week to learn about our approach to promoting healthy habits in young children. The delegation was visiting as part of an exchange program for business executives through West Virginia University. The executive education program is designed to provide a high quality educational opportunity for Chinese executives to learn about U.S. business principles and practices, to improve Chinese and U.S. relations and to enhance mutual understanding necessary for successful economic and cultural exchanges in the future.
This Choosy Kids video demonstrates how all ages respond to the health hero, Choosy, and his lively music about healthy habits.
Click Here to read the full article. Child care providers and library staff recently enjoyed a morning of "Moving and Learning" at the First Regional Library in Hernando. "I had a blast," she said. "There was great energy. The people who attended were receptive and thinking of new ideas for using Choosy in their classrooms and centers.
West Virginia University was awarded $4.8 million for five years (February 2011-January 2016) for a U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food Research Initiative called Choose to Change.
Choosy Kids is providing expanded IMIL training and technical assistance for pre-K classroom teachers in selected public schools in West Virginia for the Choose to Change project.
Teachers, children, and their families are having fun with Choosy materials and music while they show off their healthy habits!
In light of the realease of our new album "Music Moves Me/La Musica Me Mueve", we've uprgraded our Choosy Music 4 Pack to a 5 pack to include all of our CDs.
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"Brush My Smile"
Choosy shares important dental health messages in this two minute music video approved by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). The Academy states: "The information presented in this music video and the dental health messages for families has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry(AAPD) and found to be consistent with current science related to oral care for children.
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New Choosy Puppets are now available in the Choosykids.com online store. --See Sample
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