Chapter 1 Menu Planning

Proper nutrition is needed for children's health, growth, and development. Behavior and learning ability is related to nutrition. Teaching children about nutrition will be an important responsibility for you as a child care professional.

Some studies suggest that young children who have learned healthful food choices may experience lifelong health benefits.  

 

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How does your child care program handle allergies?

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Food Safety Scenario

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Family Style Dining

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Chapter 1: Menu Planning

 

   

 

 

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Preventing Choking

Dishwashing Procedures

Food Handling Scenario

Food Safety Rules

Making Mealtime Meaningful for Children over 3

Making Mealtime Meaningful for Infants and Toddlers

Meal Planning Guide

Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Infants

My Centers Food Handling Meal Time Procedures 

 

 

Child Care Licensing Guidebook Resources

 

Food Allergy Statement

Child Care Emergency Plan for Food Allergic Reactions

 

 

 

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