The iconic Canada Food Guide has provided Canadians with a snapshot of healthy eating recommendations for over 75 years, and Health Canada has just released the first updated edition in over a decade! The new Canada Food Guide suggests a focus on drinking water, plant-based diets, and home-cooking.
safety checklists, videos, resources and reports here to support your work with families.
helpful little handbook explains how germs are spread in child care facilities. It also explains the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting; the use of household bleach as a sanitizer/disinfectant; and the use of acceptable alternatives.
this simple visual helps us to understand just how much moving, sleeping and sitting children of different ages need each day!
toddlers, preschoolers, and school-agers can eat well and be active.
Managing Risk: Supervision of Children provides a list of common mistakes and risks to consider when developing or reviewing your policies and procedures, checklists, tools and strategies for keeping the children in your care safe. At the end of the tutorial, you’ll also find resources, references, a facilitator guide and added group discussion questions so that you can easily facilitate your own team training.
All About CNC will help parents understand, what they can expect from CNC, important things to remember - like staying on-site, and information they need to share with CNC staff. It also has a section on the bottom, where you can personalize the document to communicate information that is specific to your SPO/CNC program.
this video, we're reminded of how important it is to help children learn awareness and strategies for calming down.
this quick video for a recipe you can easily make with the children in your program.
new "Parents" section of the CMAS website, you will find information, tools and multilingual resources on topics like health and safety, parenting and more. You can direct parents to the site, or take a look and see if there are any resources here to support your work with immigrant and refugee parents.