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by Sprout | October 23, 2012 | Our Friends

At Sprout, we are committed to helping families live easier, healthier and better lives together.  Through our Kindness Counts prosocial campaign we are excited to launch a new initiative designed to teach preschoolers the importance of being kind to yourself. The Be Kind to Yourself Family Challenge will encourage parents to partner with their Sproutlet […]

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by Sprout | October 3, 2012 | Our Friends

If your little Sproutlet is a fan of The Sunny Side Up Show then you probably recognize Chica. She is serious about staying healthy and having fun at the same time, which is how she came up with her very own healthy checklist. All you have to do is print it off and watch your […]

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by Sprout | July 5, 2012 | Learning Activities | Our Friends

In our efforts to teach about kindness, our friends at Sprout offer six great games to inspire your children to be kind during playtime. They will have fun while practicing skills and behaviors that will stick with them as they grow. We thank you for spreading the message that kindness counts! Be Kind to Friends […]

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by Sprout | June 29, 2012 | Learning Activities | Our Friends

Friendships start with kindness, which is why we are asking you to help spread the word! Remind your little ones to take turns, practice patience and help a friend in need.   Take a minute to teach your child this valuable lesson. Try introducing the fun tradition of making and giving friendship bracelets! Make one for […]

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by Sprout | June 5, 2012 | Nutrition | Our Friends | Recipes

Kindness Counts in different ways. Here at Sprout we like to remind you that every day is a good day to be kind to your body. Try this quick and easy recipe with your child today! Do you have a favorite recipe that’s kind to your body? Share it below in a comment.    

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by Sprout | March 30, 2012 | Child Development

How To Raise Earth-Friendly Kids As part of our ongoing partnership with Sprout, the 24-hour preschool channel, we’re continuing to explore how we can make Kindness Count. This April, let’s discover how to be kind to the Earth with some tips on how to raise earth-friendly kids. And remember, small acts matter big! Raising Earth‐Friendly […]

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by Sprout | September 23, 2011 | Child Development

By Nancy Eisenberg, Ph.D. There is a word we researchers use to refer to voluntary behavior that aims to help another, like sharing or providing comfort: “prosocial.” Although most parents and teachers would say they value prosocial behavior in children and want to encourage it, it is important to note that not all prosocial behaviors […]

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