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Daycares play an important role in shaping and supporting a healthy nutrition environment for children. The first five years of a child’s life are critical years for healthy development. They can lay the groundwork of healthy eating habits for life.

In daycare, children get to practice healthy eating, just like they do at home. Read on for resources on how to support a healthy nutrition environment at your daycare:

In addition to being a great fundraiser for your daycare, FTGU also provides numerous teaching opportunities. Why not take this opportunity to talk about healthy food choices, Canada’s Food Guide, eating more veggies, and local farming.