Nutrition Building Blocks

Smiling young girl enjoying a healthy meal.Nutrition Building Blocks is a component of I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IMIL), a Head Start initiative that helps educators add activities to their daily routine that increase quality physical movement and teach children about healthy food choices. Explore this online learning course to learn important nutrition messages and activities to help young children build a lifetime of healthy nutrition practices. Learn how healthy eating practices for young children support brain and body development and create a strong foundation for school success. Explore strategies to include healthy nutrition experiences in daily routines for children using music, books, and activities.

Log into the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio to complete the Nutrition Building Blocks course. Continuing education units (CEUs) are available. Receive 0.2 CEUs or two contact hours for completing the course.

Watch the video below and learn how to use elements from I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IMIL) to create in-person and virtual learning experiences that lay a foundation for healthy nutrition and school success.