Bienvenue sur le site Web de la Nutrition dans les �tablissements d'apprentissage et de garde des jeunes enfants! Ce site Web est con�u pour vous offrir des ressources et des outils visant � appuyer les initiatives en mati�re de nutrition que vous envisagez de mettre en �uvre dans vos �tablissements et � vous aider � affronter les d�fis auxquels vous �tes confront�s.

eNews

eNewsSign up for eNews to learn about upcoming events (ie. live webinars, workshop opportunities, etc.), new resources, hot topics in childhood nutrition and to receive our quarterly eNewsletter.

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menu and mealtime environment checklist

menu and mealtime environment checklistThis checklist will help you:

      • Review a new or current menu
      • Review your mealtime environment
      • Highlight strengths and areas for improvement
      • Set achievable goals

View the checklist here!

webinars

webinarsA webinar is an on-line learning opportunity. Register to participate in a free Nutrition for Early Learning and Child Care webinar or watch the recorded version at your convenience. Each webinar is approximately 1 hour.

Click here to watch recorded webinars:

Indigenous Food and Culture in the Child Care Environment

Food, Culture and Newcomer Children in the Child Care Environment

What’s in Your Lunch? Making the Most of Meal and Snack Time in the Child Care Environment

Weight and Kids: A Heavy Burden

Unlock the Potential of Food in Child Care: Nutrition Month 2018


Toll-free Early Learning and Child Care Nutrition Information Line: 1-888-547-0535

Toll-free Early Learning and Child Care Nutrition Information Line: 1-888-547-0535 Contact this toll-free line* with specific questions about nutrition in early learning and child care or for menu advice. A registered dietitian from the Early Learning and Child Care Nutrition Support Team will answer your questions.

*This toll-free line is not meant for general nutrition inquiries or non-food & nutrition child care issues.

For general food and nutrition questions, you can call Dial-a-Dietitian pdf. They can be reached Monday to Friday at 1-877-830-2892 (toll-free) or in Winnipeg at 204-788-8248. For other child care questions please see your child care coordinator.

Raising our healthy kids video series

Raising our healthy kidsThis series of short videos (60-90 seconds) provides parents and care givers information on many topics related to healthy growth and development for children up to 12 years of age.

Share this link with parents or choose a few videos to showcase at a staff meeting.

vimeo.com/raisingourhealthykids

websites and resources

websites and resourcesFor more information, these websites will provide credible information.

Click here!

child-friendly recipes

Child-Friendly RecipesCheck out our NEW recipes!

These recipes have been collected from and tested by early learning and child care facilities here in Manitoba.  Try them in your facility and maybe you’ll find a new favorite!

View or download the recipes here!

Nutrition Fact Sheets

Nutrition Fact SheetsCheck out our NEW fact sheets!

These 1/2 to 1 page nutrition fact sheets can be used as handouts for families or staff, or cut and paste them into your facility newsletter!!

View or download the factsheets here!

Nutrition Handbook for Early Learning and Child Care

Nutrition Handbook for Early Learning and Child CareUse this handbook to help build relationships with families around food; learn more about the nutrition challenges you encounter; provide children with nutritious food choices; and create a healthy eating environment in your facility.

This handbook supports the ‘best practices’ licensing manual by providing practical advice to help you put the regulations and guidelines into place. The information in this handbook can be individualized to meet the needs of your unique facility.

All licensed facilities in Manitoba have received a hard copy of this handbook.

View or download the handbook here!

Feeding your child ages one to five

Feeding your child ages one to fiveUse this booklet as a reference when feeding and nourishing children from ages 1 to 5. You may want to share this resource with parents.

View the booklet here!

Manitoba Healthy Food in Schools

Manitoba Healthy Food in SchoolsThis Manitoba initiative supports positive school environments by promoting healthy eating and comprehensive school health.

Check out this website for information on healthy fundraisers, packing lunches, healthy celebrations and much more.

manitoba.ca/healthyschools/foodinschools/

Early Learning and Child Care Program

Early Learning and Child Care ProgramVisit the Early Learning and Child Care Program website at:

manitoba.ca/fs/childcare/index.html