Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 8th Edition, covers the contemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children in one comprehensive volume, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children’s health conditions and the promotion of children’s well-being. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings and linked to the key professional standards of the field. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences, and the critical importance of health, safety, and nutrition education continue to be stressed. Written in a clear, concise, and thought-provoking manner, this time-proven book is filled with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines, and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!

Product Features

  • The text provides comprehensive coverage of the health, safety, and nutrition needs of infants through school-age children in one book.
  • Content is organized in a reader-friendly style, divided into three major sections (i.e., health, safety, nutrition), to aid readers in understanding the material and how it can be implemented in early childhood settings.
  • The latest researched-based information is translated into practical applications to help readers see how theory can be put into practice.
  • Checklists, tables, concise guidelines, and lesson plans can be quickly accessed and used in programs.
  • Extensive review activities, reflective questions, and case studies reinforce student learning and comprehension.

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3 comments for “Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

  1. Pete
    January 16, 2013 at 5:58 AM

    Great Book I had to get this book for a child development class that I’m taking. I really like the way the chapters are presented. It’s easy to read and very informative.

  2. Kat
    January 16, 2013 at 12:20 PM

    Book The book was almost like it was said to be. I didnt read close enough before buying put it was a binder book. Book is in good condition for being used, and save me A LOT of money. It came to my house on the date it said. Thanks for saving me money.

  3. Sunny L.
    January 16, 2013 at 12:43 PM

    Finally a well-designed textbook I have not used this textbook in school yet, but I have thumbed through it and I am very excited about it. It is beautiful and the organization is great. Key terms are always in blue in the main text and the definition is at the bottom of the page like a footnote – there if you need it, out of the way if you don’t. Informational extras and tables are color coded and easy to find. So far it looks very thorough but an easy read. I have had textbooks that didn’t have the key terms in the index but had seemingly irrelevant topics listed, but this book has a very thorough index which is a plus! Also, it is very modern and clean looking. I doubt I will spend half of my study time being frustrated by the book like I have in the past.

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