Heart Healthy Extravaganza


On March 14, the LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool invited parents to participate in their Heart Healthy Tasting Extravaganza. ECELP Teachers, infants and toddlers planned a snack tasting experience that promotes healthy eating. The Heart Healthy Extravaganza is designed to encourage and improve nutritional choices and increase physical activity. The goal was to leave families with new ideas to bring home.

A mother holding her son at the event.
The welcome sign at the event.
A snack booth at the event.


Event Photos

About the ECELP

The LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool (ECELP) is a Reggio Emilia - inspired research facility within the School of Education and is aligned with undergraduate and graduate programs in Early Childhood Education. The ECELP is NAEYC accredited.

Embedded within the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education, the ECELP serves as a laboratory for the generation of cutting-edge research in the areas of child development and education. The 15-room laboratory provides hands-on opportunities for students at LSU to observe state-of-the-art practices while receiving mentored support on teaching and research. Based on the philosophy of the world-renowned preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, the ECELP supports children’s natural curiosity, cultivating a lifelong love for learning.

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About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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