Active Early Grant Active Early works with local child care centers to improve fitness among young children by teaching them to stay active through organized movement and free playtime. In 2011, Shining Stars received a grant from Active Early to participate in their pilot program. Initially, we scored and 11.1/20 but a year later we scored 19.38/20!
At both centers we are breast feeding friendly!
At both centers we support military leaders!
4 Year Old Kindergarten Partner Site Shining Stars Suamico is a 4K Partner Site for the Howard Suamio School District
We have received a Healthy Bites Nutrition Education Grant
NAEYC Accreditation Shining Stars was NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Accredited from 2005-2010. Shining Stars is again in the accreditation process.
Shining Stars Hobart is a 4K partner site for the Pulaski School District
"Kids who play, who are physically active, are healthier and smarter. As a society we are doing children an injustice if we do no provide enough time for that kind of play."