Nutrition education can help young children learn healthy eating habits that will carry into adulthood. Child care providers have the opportunity to introduce a variety of foods, educate children on the growing process and sources of different foods to help shape lifelong eating habits.


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Additional Resources

Grow It, Try It, Like It!

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit Featuring MyPlate is a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff.


Growing Minds

Preschool lesson plans pertaining to foods for each month.


Harvest for Healthy Children

Activity kits developed by teachers and childcare providers to inspire children with fresh food grown close to home.