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| Preschool

We provide up-to-date food and nutrition information about young children for those working in childcare:  Early Childhood Educators, cooks and program administrators, as well as students in colleges across Manitoba.

Session Options Are:

  • Feeding Little Tummies
  • Children and Weight; A Heavy Burden
  • How to Raise a Good Eater

Workshops Include

  • Current healthy eating information with practical ideas for action
  • 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 and chairs, and AV equipment.

How to Attend or Organize a FREE Session

It’s simple! Contact us at nuton@milk.mb.cato request a session for your group now.

Resources & Materials

Nutrition for Early Learning and Child Care Provincial Initiative This is a provincial initiative which provides nutrition resources and services to all licensed child care facilities in Manitoba. Some of the resources and services available through the initiative are:

  • Email mbchildcarenutrition@dietitians.ca
  • Website with many practical resources like newsletter inserts and child friendly recipes
  • Nutrition Handbook for Early Learning and Child Care
  • Toll-free line (1-888-547-0535) for questions about nutrition and child care
  • Workshops and webinars - request one to address your specific challenges, or attend a per-scheduled learning session
  • Site visits - request a registered dietitian to come to your facility and work with you individually (i.e. menu review, challenging situations)
  • eNews - learn about upcoming events, new resources and receive a quarterly eNewsletter. Sign up here
Contact Manitoba Child Care Nutrition at mbchildcarenutrition@dietitians.ca for information on how to further support nutrition in your child care facility”