Learn how to choose healthy drinks. Head Start staff can help parents prevent tooth decay by promoting healthy drink choices, such as milk and fluoridated water, and limiting drinks with added sugar.
Enhancing Participant-Centered Services Between the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Head Start Programs
Explore this tip sheet to learn about 10 ways to create state and local program partnerships between Head Start and local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) programs.
Find simple recipes for healthy snacks that young children can make in Head Start programs or at home with their families. Each recipe includes a list of ingredients, directions, a picture of the prepared recipe, and, where needed, safety tips.
Children who are often given sugary drinks are more likely to have tooth decay (cavities). Learn about which drinks have added sugar and which drinks (water and milk) are best for children.