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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. How to organize a FREE workshop  It’s simple. One of our Registered Dietitians facilitates your workshop; you act as 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 session

Email nuton@milk.mb.ca to request a session for your group now.

Resources & Materials

Coming soon.


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:
  • 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
  • Email mbchildcarenutrition@dietitians.ca