The food we eat fuels our body and gives us energy. Teaching healthy eating habits early in life has many benefits for children's future health and eating choices.
This course will share information about the importance of infant and toddler nutrition, its impact on child growth and development, and best practices for creating supportive and engaging eating experiences in the early childhood classroom.
Course Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the essential nutritional needs of the human body and the benefits of healthy eating
- Identify the essential nutritional needs of infants and toddlers and how nutrition impacts growth and development
- Describe best practices for feeding infants and toddlers the early childhood classroom setting