LEWISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citing rising obesity rates and inactivity among young children, Gryphon House, Inc., is publishing a timely series of books aimed at increasing physical activity among young children. The Moving Matters Series—Encouraging Physical Activity in Infants, Encouraging Physical Activity in Toddlers, and Encouraging Physical Activity in Preschoolers—provides parents and teachers with simple ideas and activities to start children on the path to healthy living.
“The first five years of life are critical in establishing a child’s healthy habits,” Sanders says. “With obesity levels rising among young children, parents and teachers need accurate and straightforward information to better equip them with strategies to get children active.”
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Encouraging Physical Activity in Infants (ISBN 978-0-87659-245-8, 104 pp., $19.95)
Encouraging Physical Activity in Toddlers (ISBN 978-0-87659-050-8, 144 pp., $19.95)
Encouraging Physical Activity in Preschoolers (ISBN 978-0-87659-046-1, 192 pp., $19.95)
About the Author
As a professor and early childhood consultant, Steve Sanders, EdD, focuses on preparing the next generation of teachers to help children become physically active and healthy for life. For more than 30 years, he has promoted this concept while working with all age levels—from teaching infant and parent movement classes to coaching youth sports teams and leading university teacher preparation courses. He is the recipient of the Margie Hanson National Association for Sport and Physical Education Distinguished Service Award.
About Gryphon House, Inc.
Gryphon House, Inc., is an award-winning publisher of resource books for parents and teachers of children from birth through age eight. Developmentally appropriate and easy to use, Gryphon House books provide parents and teachers with the tools they need to bring the joy of learning to young children. To learn more, or to check out the entire collection, visit www.gryphonhouse.com.