Parent and Family Resource Materials
you have questions about common childhood illnesses? Do you want
easy-to-read information on preventing injuries? Are you looking for
ways to teach parents and families about important health and safety topics?
then HIP® (Health Information for Parents) is for you!
practical resource helps parents and families, teachers, and caregivers
learn more about keeping children healthy and safe. The HIP on
Health® set includes reproducible mini-posters and information sheets
on 65 different health and safety topics. And the More HIP®
set includes 65 additional topics. Buy both sets for a total of
130 different topics! Topics include common childhood illnesses,
injury prevention, medical and dental care, nutrition, discipline, and much
for a list of topics in English. For Spanish click
for HIP on Health®, and
for More HIP on Health®.
in black on white paper, these materials can be reproduced within your
program, allowing you to provide each of your families with important
information year after year.
are available in both English and Spanish! Click
for order form!
HIP on Health® sets
were revised in 2008. Why did we revise something already so great? Technology has changed and
enables us to provide cleaner/crisper graphics which reproduce much better for you. Along with the graphics we also updated the content! We are also making sure that those clients who previously purchased the
HIP on Health® series will be able to obtain new master copies at a discounted rate.
Discounts are available for our various
products. Please contact
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks for more information about
Click on the
thumbnails below for a list of topics
for the HIP on Health® Series!
$39.95 Per Set
$39.95 Per Set
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am very remiss in not having immediately relayed on to
you my reactions to MORE HIP on Health. This is a
masterpiece. You excel in teaching."
Palmer, MD, FAAP, American Academy of Pediatrics
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8 1/2" x 11" mini-poster addresses a topic related to
the health, safety, and development of young children.
Through clear, concise content and appealing graphics, these
materials attract families' attention and increase awareness of
the topic. Mini-posters can effectively be used in locations
or situations where families do not have a lot of time.
reproducible materials can be printed onto brightly colored paper
and laminated for display. Suggested uses for these
- Post on
family bulletin boards or near entrance/exit doors.
- Display in
examination or waiting rooms of doctor's offices, health
departments, or clinics.
copies as coloring sheets for children to take home.
- Use the
mini-posters as topics for discussion with children.
information sheet begins with a humorous cartoon strip, then
presents specific information on the topic. These sheets can
be posted or sent home to parents and families. Use sheets
as handouts during training or add to your agency newsletter to
keep staff and families informed.
Suggested uses for these sheets are:
sheets home each week to families.
sheets into your program or agency newsletter.
information sheets on topics related to specific seasons or
activities, such as "Toy Safety" at holiday time.
answers to families' questions on topics such as diaper rash
sheets in clinics in response to children's health needs.
sheets to appointment letters, such as "Eyes and
Vision" when scheduling vision screening.
on the thumbnails to see full size sample of a mini-poster.
on the thumbnails to see full size sample of an information sheet.
has been a great resource! My son had a bloody nose the
other day and I did not know what to do. I pulled out the
HIP on Health page, and sure enough it told me exactly what to
just love it, everything I need to know to keep my family safe and
families love that health information. They all said what a
great resource it is, and how easy it is to use."
.....Head Start Family Advocate
again for creating such a great health resource."
.....Mark Campbell, Head Start Health Manager
Hendricks for more information.
developed and written by Dr. Charlotte M. Hendricks, Healthy
Childcare Consultants, Inc., Pelham, Alabama
rights reserved. By purchasing this set of materials, you
are authorized to reproduce the individual pages to be
disseminated to reach parents, childcare staff, or other
individuals. Materials may not be reproduced for
distribution as a complete set, to share for reproduction by
another agency or organization, or with intent to sell.
Information contained in, or derived from these pages must not be
used for the development, production or marketing of a competing
program or for any other act which infringes copyright.
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© Copyright Charlotte M. Hendricks
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