Childcare Alive!

What is Childcare Alive!

ChildcareAlive! is a FREE program that uses fun and engaging activities to teach children positive messages about healthy foods and active play. This exciting program includes entertaining lessons for children, helpful tips and recipes for parents, and valuable resources for providers and teachers.

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to learn more about Childcare Alive and how to register for upcoming sessions.

What are Childcare Alive! Activities?

Entertaining, engaging, and educational. We come to child care programs with an interactive activity every two weeks over an 8-10 week time frame. Each activity includes a 30-minute interactive children’s activity, a parent newsletter, and a provider tip-sheet. Providers will choose from a variety of activity topics, including Trying New Foods, Vary Your Veggies, and Fun with Fitness. (All activities are led at the child care program by a Child Care Aware® Consultant)

Why Participate?

  • Receive RESOURCES, such as active play items and healthy play food
  • Learn NEW ways to incorporate physical activity and healthy foods in your program.
  • SHARE information with parents about healthy foods and active play.

Who Can Participate?

Any licensed center, preschool, family, or group child care in Cass(ND) or Clay County (MN) can apply. 

ChildCareAlive! Resources