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  • Positive Eating Environment

    Turn those frowns upside down for picky eaters at mealtime by creating a positive eating environment. Take a current assessment on your mealtime practices to find out how you can improve your environment to encourage conversation about healthy foods!

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    Picky eater

    Time for Action!

    Now that you have the results of your assessment, take action. The Positive Eating Environments action plan is the perfect place for you to start implementing mealtime practices on fruits and vegetables, beverages, menu selection, and your role during meal and snack times.

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    Action Plan

    Help & Hinder Phrases

    As a caregiver, you play an important role in a child’s eating behavior. What you say has an impact on developing healthy eating habits. Negative phrases can easily be changed into positive, helpful ones! Use the Help & Hinder guide to find even more ways to encourage picky eaters.

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    Healthy Recipes

    Take some stress out of meal planning and update your menu with the cookbook created by the Healthy Meals Resources System of Team Nutrition. Get started with the Cookbook for Child Care Centers or the Cookbook for Homes.

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    Sponsored by

    Proudly sponsored by The Bainum Family Foundation in collaboration with the Office of the Superintendent of Education (OSSE).

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  • Plates, Spoons & More

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    Take advantage of your DSS 20% savings to grab everything you need for meal and snack time including spoons, plates, cups and more!
  • Continuing Healthy Habits

    Nutrition labels
    Support healthy eating habits at home by sharing handouts that help families ‘Save Money and Shop Healthy’ and learn how to better understand nutrition labels.
  • DC Early Childhood Jobs

    DC Jobs Feature
    The District's free job board for careers in early childhood education. Free for job posters and job seekers.

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