Nutrition Education in Young Children

Discover why nutrition is key for children’s healthy development. Explore tips and strategies to create healthier eating environments for children in the classroom.

Positive Eating Environment Tool

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.

Family Mealtime

Find out how family mealtime can be an important opportunity to support child development.

Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

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 Your Child Healthy Snacks

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.

Positive Eating Environment Self-Assessment for ECE Programs

The Positive Eating Environment Self-Assessment for Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs offers a brief, user-friendly way to assess basic mealtime practices. Learn how this assessment can help center-based and family child care programs that serve 3 to 5 year olds. Staff can use this tool to evaluate the availability of healthy nutrition and mealtime environments. It can also be used for staff discussions and policy planning.