De Anza Park in Pittsburg

De Anza Park has a New Play Structure!

This beautiful new playground is the result of hard work and dedication by the East County Regional Group (ECRG), the First 5 Contra Costa Children & Families Commission, and Healthy & Active Before 5. In 2012 these advocates assessed 22 Pittsburg parks to determine their suitability for young children to play and engage in physical Continue reading

Photo Credit: flickr/Philippe Put

What We’re Reading – 12/16/15

Physical Activity, Reading Beat Screen Time for Kids Brain Development Researchers from the University of Alberta scrutinize television shows, electronic toys, and apps for young children for their promotion of sedentary behavior. Though the market for children’s educational media is surging, this literature review argues that they have no positive association with cognitive development – but Continue reading