This course aims to help you:

  • understand the Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years Settings in England
  • be able to use the Guidelines and practical tools to plan menus for healthy and nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children aged one to five.
  • understand the importance of hydration for children and the types of drinks to provide across the day
  • understand appropriate portion sizes for children aged one to five to meet their nutrition needs
  • understand how to check menus against the food and drink guidelines
  • know where to look for further information.

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