ERIC Number: ED121458
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
Nutrition Education for Young Children: Adventures in Learning--a Guide for Teachers and Aides.
Child Development Services Bureau (DHEW/OCD), Washington, DC. Project Head Start.
This nutrition education guide for Head Start teachers is part of a series of Head Start booklets concerning the value of good nutrition for preschool children and their families. Topics discussed in this booklet are: (1) the rationale for preschool nutrition education, (2) suggestions for planning Head Start lunch periods, and (3) ways in which preschool children can learn about food (e.g., field trips, snack and meal preparation, and other learning activities). An appendix presents: (1) recipes for classroom food projects and snacks, (2) classroom gardening projects, (3) suggestions for teacher presentations of nutrition education, and (4) a daily food guide designed to provide preschool children's nutritional needs. (BRT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Child Development Services Bureau (DHEW/OCD), Washington, DC. Project Head Start.