Helping Children in Child Care Learn Healthy Eating Habits

Children eating at red table

Child care providers play an important role in supporting young children who are overweight and obese. Teaching healthy food choices will give children an important tool to maintain a healthy weight as they grow. Here are a few ideas for child care providers trying to help young children feel good about their bodies and maintain a healthy body weight.

  • Remember that children come in all sizes. Children who are large or small for their age may be teased by their