Kelli Calabrese is a fitness, nutrition and lifestyle expert encouraging those who desire to be their best spirit, mind and body. Through her speaking, books and solutions, she inspires all to enjoy a fit energized body, sharp mind and joy-filled lifestyle. In addition to this, Kelli is business owner, international presenter, editor and mother of two preschoolers. Her passion for fitness began when Calabrese joined her first group fitness class at the age of thirteen.
For over 14 years Kelli owned and operated fitness centers and corporate fitness facilities for clients such as Calvin Klein, Beneficial Insurance and Nabisco. Kelli was the lead fitness expert for eDiets and eFitness for 3 years and continues to contribute articles to their e-zine. She has written over 100 articles or has been interviewed by companies such as WebMD, Prevention, Women's Day, Women's World, New York Times, New York Post, iVillage, iParenting, Shape, Martha Stewart, Beauty and Lace and more. Kelli has appeared on Fit week and had been interviewed on fitness and nutrition related topics for Comcast stations.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization that produces Sesame Street, and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a collaboration to use IBM Watson’s cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world.
As part of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels of individual preschoolers. Research shows that a significant extent of brain development occurs in the first five years of a child’s life1, making this window critical for learning and development.
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As your child grows, soon it is time to go beyond A for Apple and B for Ball! Check out this fun and educational picture book for young learners -- toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, early readers, and also for their young-at-heart parents and teachers! In this debut children's book, Vick Wadhwa, a scientist by background, shares sing-along alphabet rhymes that he lovingly wrote for his daughter to grow up with. The book is designed to strengthen children's vocabulary and comprehension, while supporting character development. The illustrated rhymes focus on positive as well as practical words and concepts that are explained in a simple, yet engaging manner. The rhymes have nuances that adults will relate to, and children will discover those deeper meanings as they grow. Ages 3 and up (Pre-K and up). A free song version of the rhymes (mp3 audio file) is available at www.wordsbright.com, along with free teaching tips for parents and teachers. Book available at Amazon.com, BN.com, Bookdepository.com, Booksamillion.com etc. Connect with the author at facebook.com/wadhwavick, or at linkedin.com/in/vickwadhwa1
Do you have what it takes to prepare millions of preschoolers for their day? Sprout®, the 24-hour preschool network, is giving aspiring actors and fans the opportunity to audition for the role of live morning show host with its launch of Sprout’s Host Hunt – a national competition to find the next great preschool TV host.
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A press conference was held on Wednesday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Timothy School located at 5100 Camden Avenue in San Jose, California, to release the world’s first executive caliber, leadership training curricula for 2-9 year olds. Dr. Alan E. Nelson, EdD, Lecturer of Management at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and Founder of KidLead has been working on the first-ever leadership program for preschoolers and early childhood students. This social innovation is designed to identify influencers while they’re still very moldable in character and skill, as well as to teach others on how to problem solve in teams and be led by peers. Dr. Nelson is considered a global expert in young leader development, but this work is a first, to start so young.
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24-hour preschool television channel Sprout is set to premiere its newest original series, The Chica Show (26 × 11’ episodes), on Saturday, November 24 at 11:30 a.m. ET, with encore presentations at 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. ET. Promoting social-emotional development in preschoolers through creative play, The Chica Show is a mix of live action and animation that follows the imaginative adventures of Chica and her cast of friends (including Stitches, an animated character voiced by Mario Lopez) as they explore all the whimsical, humorous costumes and accessories in the Costume Coop – a playful shop filled with every costume imaginable. Each episode takes the viewer on a journey into Chica’s imagination where problems are solved, questions are answered and adventure filled lands are explored.
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Bestselling author V Gilbert Beers presents a Bible packed with over 100 exciting, interactive stories and pictures. As you read together, preschoolers discover that the Bible has a lot to say about little lives. Find out more at http://bit.ly/PreschoolersBible Christian/children
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced Touch Magic™, a new line of interactive toys that encourage learning and exploration through intuitive touch technology. These unique touch-enabled toys bring colorful graphics and popular kid themes together to deliver a fun, interactive experience. Developed with LeapFrog’s highly experienced team of learning experts to ensure the curriculum is age-appropriate for preschoolers, the Touch Magic line introduces early literacy, musical creativity, numbers and early vocabulary. The launch portfolio includes Touch Magic Learning Bus, Touch Magic Rockin’ Guitar, Touch Magic Counting Train and Touch Magic Discovery Town.
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Attention Yo Gabba Gabba! fans! Weeks before the highly anticipated upcoming Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! tour dates are announced, W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, one of the world’s foremost producers of animation and family entertainment and producers of the hit series and live stage show Yo Gabba Gabba!, has teamed with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and D-I-Y designer Holly Westhoff in an unprecedented collaboration to create the ultimate dream-come-true Yo Gabba Gabba! Kid’s Bedroom Makeover that will razzle-dazzle preschoolers and parents alike. The Yo Gabba Gabba! Kid’s Bedroom Makeover is timed with Yo Gabba Gabba! toddler bedding hitting shelves nationwide at Walmart stores, and “The Great Yo Gabba Gabba! Goodnight” bedtime promotion and giveaway at Facebook.com/yogabbagabba.
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24-hour preschool television channel Sprout will premiere Justin Time, a new animated series for preschoolers that focuses on imaginary adventures and delivers fun, friendship and adventure along the way. Produced by Toronto’s Guru Studios, the show centers on Justin, a young boy who imagines himself traveling around the world at different points in history. Debuting Sunday, April 22, at 3:45 p.m. ET, the premiere of Justin Time kicks off a week-long celebration – “Justin Time for Earth Week”– promoting conservation and the importance of caring for the environment. Celebrating Earth Week for the past seven years, Sprout is a proud supporter of Green is Universal, NBCUniversal’s ongoing environmental initiative, and will be turning its on-air and online logos green all week long. Justin Time will also be making its broadcast television debut on July 7 when it airs on the new NBC Kids, programmed by Sprout.
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24-hour preschool television channel Sprout will premiere The Super Sproutlet Show – an entertaining, interactive two-hour block of programming designed to help preschoolers and their families recognize the importance of healthy living – on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Airing daily at 2:00 p.m. ET, The Super Sproutlet Show is hosted by LazyTown’s larger-than-life action hero Sportacus, and Sprout’s newest original character Bean, a young girl who lives in the real world and bikes across the country with her “Bean Pod” finding everyday “Sproutlets” (i.e. preschoolers) who are being super active, healthy and kind to the earth.
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24-hour preschool television channel Sprout will premiere the Pajanimals, a new, full-length series co-produced by Sprout, The Jim Henson Company, and Northern Ireland’s Sixteen South Television, on Monday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Airing exclusively on Sprout in the U.S., Pajanimals was designed to help parents and caregivers with a bedtime routine for their preschoolers. Through their imaginary journeys, the Pajanimals model the skills preschoolers need to move through their days and nights successfully. Along the way, the Pajanimals discover how cozy and safe nighttime can really be when accompanied by friendship and songs.
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