This Cookbook is packed with more than 70 child-tested and child-approved recipes that contribute to children's well-rounded diets. These recipes incorporate vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean protein, and other nutrient-rich ingredients into preschoolers' meals-each aligning with the USDA Food Guide Pyramid and CACFP guidelines. In addition to nutritious and delicious breakfast, lunch, snack, and special celebration recipes, you will find recommended nutrition guidelines for young children,… More »
Healthy From the Start helps parents and caregivers learn how meal and snack times are rich opportunities to help children learn healthy eating habits. They can feel important, loved, trusted that others will care for them and respect their bodies. Healthy from the Start is available in packets of 20 to make it convenient to distribute copies to parents and staff.
This comprehensive manual contains a new chapter on promoting children's health through physical activity as well as updated standards, procedures, and resources, including sample forms, letters, and checklists. 256 pages.
Early childhood is a critical time in human development. Understanding and supporting children's wellness early on can make the greatest impact on physical, social and emotional, and cognitive health throughout childhood and adulthood. This book provides a comprehensive collection of checklists and research-based information to help you evaluate and improve wellness in your program, making it a safe, happy place for each person -- child and adult -- who passes through the doors. The checklists cover… More »