Child Care Providers

Serving Safe Food in Child Care Training

National Food Service Management Institute.


CARE Connection: Food Safety

National Food Service Management Institute.

These lessons address safety and sanitation in preparing and serving meals in child care centers and family day care homes.


Child Care Mini Posters

National Food Service Management Institute.

Find food safety mini posters on a number of food safety issues affecting child care centers, available in English and Spanish.


Food Safety for Caregivers of Infants

Food Safety Checklist (PDF | 104 KB)

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.

Child care providers can complete this daily checklist to monitor food safety and sanitation practices. From the Caregivers Promoting Health Habits program.


Residential Child Care Food Safety Curriculum

University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension.

Online toolkit of child care food safety basics includes presentations, training manuals, booklet, video, and a food safety plan template.


Serving Safe Food in Child Care Webinar Series

National Food Service Management Institute.

This four-part series of 1-hour Web seminars focused on food safety in child care centers and family day care homes. The series offers a four step process for keeping the foods served to young children in the child care setting safe: clean, separate, cook, and chill.


La Vida de Matilde (The Life of Matilde)

New Mexico State University.

This 34-minute Spanish-language telenovela (soap opera) follows Matilde as she learns the importance of food safety in caring for small children.