Building Healthy Futures
health | Safety | wellness
We partner with local, state, and national stakeholders to promote and support health, safety, and wellness in early childhood settings and systems. We have expertise in health and well-being as well as early learning which allows us to advocate for best practices and policies in Colorado.
September is a great time to think about the safety of your playgrounds. Here are some statistics regarding playground safety from Brainline: Over 200,000 children visit emergency rooms each year due to playground-related injuries 15 child fatalities occur each year...
Taran Schneider, Executive Director of Healthy Child Care Colorado says, “We’re so grateful for this three year grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. This funding allows us to teach early childhood educators, children, and their families about the...
Recipe for an amazing Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals training Serving Size: Programs full of happy and healthy children Prep Time: 8 hours on January 26th, 2019 Ingredients (provided at no cost): 25 enthusiastic ECE professionals 1 knowledgeable trainer...
Why early childhood Matters
of brain development occurs before a child's first day of kindergarten
A child's vocabulary at
can predict third grade reading level, a strong indicator of lifelong success
Employee absenteeism due to unreliable child care costs U.S. businesses