Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241740/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this **Friday, September 28th** from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

Let's Move introduces checklist for childcare centers and homes with young children

Marilyn Hull

http://wellcommons.com/users/Marilyn_Hull/photos/2011/jun/17/215806/ The [Let's Move][1] initiative has released a [checklist][2] of five elements that make for a healthy environment for young children. The checklist can be used by both childcare providers and parents. The elements are: > **Physical Activity**: Provide 1-2 hours > of physical activity throughout the > day, including ...

Daddy & Me playgroup to meet at Lawrence Public Library March 12

Charlie Bryan

Bob Lominska will lead the Daddy & Me Playgroup at the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium on March 12 from 9:30 -11:00 am. RSVP online at [http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=170031316378546][1]. Bob is planning a "Playing with Your Food" program that should be quite enjoyable. Music and songs are planned along with other activities to ...

Daddy & Me Playgroup meets at Parents as Teachers playroom Feb. 5

Charlie Bryan

A playgroup for dads? Yes, that′s right. A playgroup for dads and their children meets monthly in various locations right here in Douglas County. Curious? Come to the Daddy & Me Playgroup on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 9:30 am. Stay and play as long as your child is happy. We'll ...

Early Childhood meet Locavores

Rich Minder

Here's a great article by Kerry Britt on a new project to [link families, farmers and early childhood educators into a local food system.][1] [1]: http://wellcommons.com/groups/locavores/2010/dec/17/child-development-agencys/

Dads Group meeting at Prairie Moon on Dec. 11

Charlie Bryan

The next Dads Group meeting will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, at Prairie Moon Waldorf School, which is located at [1853 E 1600 Rd, Lawrence, Kansas][1]. For a preview of the planned activities, you can see how felted balls are made by watching this video. ...

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