About BlazeTOTS

BlazeTOTS is a new BlazeSports initiative that aims to increase opportunities for preschoolers with disabilities to be physically active and eat healthy.

BlazeTOTS Upcoming Events

BlazeTots Early Child Care & Learning Specialist Webinar Series 

Tuesday’s – April 26 – May 17, 2022 

12:00 – 1:00pm  

The webinar series is for early child care professionals and will focus on improving health outcomes for toddlers with disabilities through physical activity and healthy eating. The Blazetots curriculum will provide you with adapted physical activity lessons, healthy eating activities and ways to include preschoolers with a variety of disabilities in your programming.

Benefits of attending include 6 hours of continuing education credit, certificate of completion and access to BlazeTOTS technical assistance.

BlazeTOTS Parent/Family Webinar

April 21, 2022 

12:00pm 

The BlazeTots parent and family webinar is for parents that have a preschooler with a disability. This 60-minute webinar will share practical how-to tips for physical activity and healthy eating for preschoolers.

Join BlazeSports America for a LIVE conversation just for Parents/Caregivers on the importance of physical activity and healthy eating for preschoolers with and without disabilities, and what you can do at home to help them learn and grow. The webinar will be held virtually over WebEx, and you will receive the webinar link following registration.

Family Play Day

Saturday, May 7, 2022 

11:00am 

Join us for our in-person Family Play Day where you will learn the importance of adaptive sport and physical activity and your preschoolers will try out different fun adaptive sports and physical activity.

Healthy snacks and beverages will be provided.  Check out the community resource table to provide parent/caregiver support.

Resources for Parents

BlazeTOTS Healthy Eating Factsheet (English)

BlazeTOTS Physical Activity Factsheet (Spanish)

Games for All Kids – Online Guide for Parents (video)

How to Balance Caring for Siblings of a Disabled Child

Dietary Needs for Kids with Cerebral palsy

Fitness for 3-5 year olds

Nutrition for a healthy athlete

Motivating Preschoolers to be Active

Move, Play, and Learn at Home – These activities teach families the importance of physical activity for young children. They offer a variety of ideas, strategies, information and resources for parents to use the space within their homes, the materials they have, and their limited time to model and encourage physical activity.

Resources for Early Childcare Providers

BlazeSports BlazeTOTS Program Curriculum

Planning for An Inclusive Classroom

Every Child Belongs

Adapting Activities for Young Children in Wheelchairs

Best Practices for Physical Activity:  For Organizations Serving Children and Youth – includes physical activity guidelines, sample physical activity polices, resources and tip sheets for families.

Go Smart: Physical activity app for teachers from the National Head Start Association with simple ways to get young children active. Good ideas to share with families too.

BlazeTOTS Video Resources

BlazeTOTS Video Resources