Parent & Caregiver
- Ready for Life - Nutrition and Fitness
Ready for Life provides parents and caregivers with nutrition information to teach young children healthy eating habits from the beginning.
- ChooseMyPlate.gov for Preschoolers
Use the Choose MyPlate site as a guide to help you feed your preschool child as well as resources to help you preschooler grow up healthy, develop good eating habits and try new foods.
- Sprouting the Beans
A food blog which explores the arts, culture, community, children's books, all while enjoying delicious food and family. This blog includes weekly menues to fit dietary restrictions: Peanut/Nut Free, Limited Egg & Gluten. Include an educational component that expose different cultures; tie to books/activities for kids; healthy, local, organic eating while keeping it simple/back to basics.
- Tips to Help Your Preschooler Overcome Picky Eating
Here are some effective ways you can help make healthy foods like fruits and vegetables all-time favorite choices in your home.
- Strategies for Feeding a Preschooler
Preschoolers want to do things themselves, but they are willing to learn from caregivers. This give-and-take creates opportunities to teach kids about healthy food choices in new and exciting ways.
- Healthy Eating
5 strategies to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits. (en Español)
- Cooking With Preschoolers
Cooking can help young children learn and practice some basic math concepts and build language skills.
- After-School Snacks
Learn how you can make sure your child gets nourished but still has room for a healthy dinner. (en Español)
- Additional Parent and Cargiver Resouces
Visit the UEN Parent and Caregiver Resouces page.