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PRESCHOOL | EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES

Cost

Free

Location

Dairy Farmers of Manitoba
(4055 Portage Avenue)
OR
We can come to you!

*Workshops are meant for adults only.

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We provide up-to-date food and nutrition information about young children for those working in childcare settings across Manitoba:

Sessions Are For:

  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Cooks
  • Program Administrators
  • Students

Session Options Are:

  • Feeding Little Tummies
  • How to Raise a Good Eater

Workshops Include

  • How to promote a positive eating environment
  • Food and nutrition topics specific to preschoolers
  • Personal learning for participants
  • Resources with age-appropriate information for the children in your care

Workshops Are

  • Hands-on: participants learn by doing
  • Interactive: participants have lots of opportunity to exchange  information and learn from each other during the program
  • Practical: Information and activities address the everyday needs and experiences of those working in childcare

Our Facilitators

Workshops are developed and delivered by Registered Dietitians. One of our Registered Dietitians facilitates your workshop – we come to you, the site host and coordinator! All you need is:

  • A minimum of 15 individuals confirmed to attend
  • A two-three hour time slot
  • A convenient location with tables, chairs, and AV equipment

How to Attend or Organize a FREE Session

Contact us at nuton@milk.mb.ca to request a session for your group now!

COMING SOON! Little Food Explorers: A program guide for Early Childhood Educators to help toddlers & preschoolers develop positive feelings about food & eating.
CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

Program Resources

Newsletter Inserts

  • These newsletter inserts provide helpful tips and information on basic nutrition concerns for preschool-aged children. They can be used in any way your facility sees fit! For example, add them to your own newsletters going out to parents, caregivers and other childhood educators. Please contact us [insert link to contact form] for any additional information or resources.

    These newsletter inserts provide helpful tips and information on basic nutrition concerns for preschool-aged children. They can be used in any way your facility sees fit! For example, add them to your own newsletters going out to parents, caregivers and other childhood educators. Please contact us [insert link to contact form] for any additional information or resources.

Balanced meals and snacks

Preschoolers need healthy, balanced meals and snacks to grow, learn and play

Drinks for kids

When it comes to beverages, choose water in between meals and snacks.

Physical activity

Being active each and every day is good for all of us, including preschoolers!

Making mealtimes pleasant

Picky eaters? Here are some helpful tips to make mealtimes easier.

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