Snack Time = Learning Time

This lesson gives ideas for providing nutritional snacks for children in care. Learn how snack time can be more than just a time to fill empty stomachs. It's a chance to sample healthy foods and learn new concepts such as measuring, counting, the scientific process, food safety, and more! (K7.13 C1, CDA1)

Lesson objectives

  • Develop a snack plan that meets nutritional guidelines and complements foods served at lunch.
  • Identify and plan appropriate cooking experiences with children.
  • Identify nutrition information to share with parents.