Nutrition Guidance for Child Care Providers

Nutrition Needs of Young Children

National Food Service Management Institute.

These grab-and-go lessons cover a variety of issues related to feeding young children. From the CARE Connection series.


Mealtime Memo for Child Care

National Food Service Management Institute.

Newsletter for child care providers covering a wide range of topics, many related to feeding young children. Also available in Spanish.


MyPlate for Preschoolers

USDA. The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPyramid for Preschoolers is for children 2 to 5 years of age.


Feeding Young Children in Group Settings

University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Feeding Young Children in Group Settings is an educational program designed for child care professionals, educators, food service workers, and anyone who trains staff or parents on issues related to feeding.


Making Nutrition Count for Children - Nutrition Guidance for Child Care Homes

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

This booklet provides basic information on how children grow and develop, the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development, and how to help children learn about food and eating.


Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies

Institute of Medicine.

This report recommends actions that health professionals, caregivers, and policymakers can take to prevent obesity in children five and younger.