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Healthy eating - preschooler and school age (3 plus)

The following resources will help you in feeding your preschooler or school aged child, aged 3 and up:

Watch these videos:

Eat Together Role Modelling

Eating More Vegetables and Fruit

Eating Together

Enjoy Vegetables and Fruit for Active Kids

Enjoying Breakfast: Start the Habit Early

Follow the Feeding Relationship: How and What to Feed Children is Important

Follow the Feeding Relationship: Make Meals and Memories Together

Follow the Feeding Relationship: Offer Healthy Meals and Snacks

Follow the Feeding Relationship: Patience Works Better than Pressure

Healthy Beverages Choose Water

Healthy Drinks, Healthy Kids

Role Model Healthy Eating

Preschool Nutrition

School Age Nutrition

Welcome to Kindergarten - Nutrition and Healthy Eating


Busy Bodies Hop la Vie! (PDF 2.83 MB)

Eat Right Be Active: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers of Preschoolers ages 3-5 (PDF 2.44 MB)

Eat Right Be Active: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers of Children ages 6-8 (PDF 2.35 MB)

How to Feed Your Growing Child Ages 2-5 (PDF 1.25 MB)

How to Build a Healthy Preschooler (PDF 712 KB )

Safe Food Handing For Children Ages 5 and Under (PDF 655 KB)


Ellyn Satter - Division of Responsibility in Feeding

Healthy Canadians - Canada Food Guides

Healthy Canadians Cooking with Kids

Healthy Canadians - Healthy Eating for Children

Healthy Canadians - Healthy School Lunches

Healthy Canadians - Tips for Healthy Family Meals

Unlock Food - Child Nutrition

Unlock Food -School Health

Unlock Food - Vegetarian Child

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