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Healthy Eating in the Early Childhood Setting

Date: Jun 4 - Jul 10, 2019

Location: Child Development Resource Connection Peel

In a three part workshop series, the Nutrition Resource Centre has collaborated with Region of Peel – Public Health and the Child Development Resource Connection Peel to educate child care providers on the importance of healthy eating in the early years.

In these two hour sessions, participants will learn about:

  • The importance of developing healthy habits in the early years;
  • Their role in supporting children to eat well;
  • Strategies and activities to teach children about where their foods come from; and,
  • How to incorporate healthy, local food into child care menus and meal plans.

Participants will also have the opportunity to work with registered dietitians to plan a healthy menu for young children.

Who Can Benefit?

  • Child care cooks and food handler
  • Home child care providers
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Owners
  • Operators

When?

Licensed Child Care Centres Home Child Care Centres
Part I – Understanding Healthy
Eating in the Early
Childhood Setting
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
2:00 – 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
7:00 – 9:00pm
 
Part II – Understanding Healthy
Eating in the Early
Childhood Setting
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
2:00 – 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
7:00 – 9:00pm
Part III – Planning for
Healthy Eating in the Early Childhood Setting
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
2:00 – 4:00pm
 
or

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
2:00 – 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
7:00 – 9:00pm
 
or

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
7:00 – 9:00pm

Where?

Part I and Part II:

Child Development Resource Connection Peel
75 Watline Ave, Unit 103
Mississauga, Ontario
L4Z 3E5, Canada

Part III:

Region of Peel
7120 Hurontario Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5S 1Z8, Canada