Healthy Active Preschoolers
A Nutrition Learning Center for Child Care Programs
Basic nutrition information to benefit children’s health and well-being.
Create a mealtime environment that is enjoyable, safe, and supportive.
Information on nutrition and physical activity
Ensure that the food served to children is safe to eat.
Use songs to teach nutrition basics about vegetables and fruits.
Preschool curriculum is structured around five units: Fall Fruits and Vegetables, Winter Fruits and Vegetables, Go-Grains, Power up with Proteins, and Spring Snacking.
Check out our list of storybooks that teach children about eating healthy and being active.
The California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division, in collaboration with WestEd, is pleased to announce four upcoming Preschools Shaping Healthy Impressions through Nutrition and Exercise (SHINE) Meal Quality Forums and four Nutrition and Physical Activity forums.
The content of this Web site has been developed with funds administered by the California Department of Education