Learn why it is important to create a positive eating environment. Find out how doing so supports mealtime behavior and picky eaters. It can also support children who experience food insecurity.
Discover why nutrition is key for children’s healthy development. Explore tips and strategies to create healthier eating environments for children in the classroom.
Use this interactive tool to learn about practices programs can use to create a positive eating environment. Find out how to build an eating environment that supports children’s healthy growth and development.
Find out how family mealtime can be an important opportunity to support child development.
Mealtime isn’t all about eating—it’s also a time for families to build healthy habits. Together.
In this fact sheet, find easy tips families may use to help their children learn about nutrition and healthy eating behaviors starting in infancy.
Watch this webinar to discover ideas for fully implementing the updated Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) healthy eating meal patterns. Learn how the CACFP changes connect to the current Head Start Program Performance Standards.
All parents know that they should teach their children to eat healthy and encourage them to exercise. However, that can be hard to do, especially when it feels like everything about your current lifestyle needs to change. Head Start and Early Head Start staff may use this worksheet with families to help them start behaviors that will improve the health and wellness of everyone at home. The 5-2-1-0 message provides suggestions for building healthy, active lives for everyone in the family.
Eating a healthy diet during pregnancy is good for both the mother and her baby. Use this information to help increase awareness of healthy eating habits during pregnancy.
Giving children healthy meals and a variety of healthy snacks at scheduled times during the day is important to keep children healthy. Get tips for healthy snacks to give children.