Parent Manual 20-21
Active Play
Good activity habits begin early in your child’s life. As early as infancy, you can help your child grow lifelong healthy play habits. Your child learns from you, so while you help him be active, try to do the same activities!

Active Play
Buckle Up Kids
This booklet provides parents and caregivers with comprehensive information on child passenger safety. This guide explains the different types of child restraints, how to determine what child restraint is correct for your child based on their age and size, and how to install child seats properly. Ages stated are guidelines; always check child seat manufacturer's instructions for weight limits.

Buckle Up Kids
Building Resiliency
Childhood Lead Exposure
What is Lead? Lead is a heavy metal that should not be found in the body. Lead in the body can cause serious health problems. The good news is that lead exposure can be prevented.

Childhood Lead Exposure
Don't Skip A Step
A Guide for Car Seats and Seat Belts for Children

Find car seat installation videos, inspection locations and more at buckleupkids.dps.mn.gov

Don't Skip A Step
What is Mental Health
Second hand smoke exposure
Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and the Health of Your Family

Second hand smoke exposure
Schedules and Routines
Have you ever thought of making a daily or weekly schedule for your child? Maybe you would like your child to be able to see which days are school days.

Schedules and Routines
Safety - injury prevention
Safety and Injury Prevention for Young Children

Safety - injury prevention
MDH Home Safety Checklist
Do you know how safe your home is for your baby or young children? Use this checklist to help spot what parts of your home are safe and where you can make it safer.

MDH Home Safety Checklist
Healthy Habits Start Early
Good eating habits begin early in your child's life. As early as infancy, you can help your child grow lifelong healthy eating habits. You are your child's best role model so while you help her to eat healthy, try to do the same too!

Healthy Habits Start Early
Health Literacy - Understanding Health
Health literacy is how well you understand health
• Live healthier livesinformation and make good choices about health and
• Get preventive care like flu shotsmedical care.


Health Literacy - Understanding Health
Health Literacy - Oral Health
You Can Promote Good Oral Health

Health Literacy - Oral Health
Emergency Supplies
Be prepared to improvise and use what you have on hand to make it on your own for at least three days, maybe longer .. While there are many things that might make you more comfortable, think first about fresh water, food and cl ean air.

Emergency Supplies