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LEAP BC
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LEAP BC

Resource guides supporting child development

Resources support healthy child development

LEAP BC is a set of resources that promotes healthy child development that was created by 2010 Legacies Now, with support from the Province of British Columbia. LEAP BC integrates Literacy, Education, Activity and Play, and is designed for families, caregivers and early learning practitioners who engage with young children. In June 2011, 2010 Legacies Now transferred management of LEAP BC to Decoda Literacy Solutions where it will continue to benefit communities as a legacy of the 2010 Winter Games.


LEAP BC resources

Each LEAP BC resource focuses on learning through play and supports healthy child development through physical movement, healthy eating, language development and early literacy:

Move™

Move™ – integrates physical activity, early language development and healthy eating for infants and toddlers, from birth to 3 years of age.

Hop™ – same focus as Move but geared towards preschoolers from 3 to 5 years of age.

Talk™ – a series of illustrated cards with activities encouraging early literacy and language development in infants and toddlers.

Food Flair™ – activities to help create environments that support healthy eating for young children from birth to age 5.

 

Download these resources from Decoda Literacy Solutions.

Social Sustainability

As a result of the legacy development work with LEAP BC, we have been awarded a Vancouver 2010 Sustainability Star. The Sustainability Star program recognizes Games-related sustainability innovations, focusing on social, economic or environmental benefit. Learn more about our organization’s social sustainability.



Partners: Province of BC