Child Care Organization
Team Nutrition Resources for Child Care
Team Nutrition supports the Child and Adult Care Food Program by providing training for child care providers, nutrition education for children and families, and resources to support a healthier environment. Child care centers that participate in the federal child nutrition programs can request materials using our online order form. For questions, or to place a bulk order, please email or call Team Nutrition at (703) 305-1624.
CACFP Trainer's Tool: Serving Milk This interactive bingo-style game is designed to reinforce CACFP operators’ knowledge of meal pattern requirements related to milk. Team Nutrition CACFP Organizations can request printed copies of CACFP Trainer’s Tool: Serving Milk (i.e., Milk Bingo) this May!
Recipes and Cookbook Toolkit Choose from hundreds of recipes for delicious and healthy meals that meet the CACFP meal pattern requirements.
|Team Nutrition COVID-19 Resources The following Team Nutrition resources discuss the flexibilities and child nutrition program adjustments to ease meal service operations and protect the health of children and program operators during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.|
|CACFP Training Tools These colorful and engaging materials can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program providers and operators with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.|
|Updated Crediting Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program The Crediting Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reflects the updated CACFP meal pattern requirements, which became effective October 2017.|
|CACFP Meal Pattern Training Worksheets These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.|
|CACFP Trainer's Tools: Feeding Infants focuses on topics such as developmental readiness, hunger and fullness cues, handling and storing breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, and much more!|
|CACFP Meal Pattern Posters These colorful posters use photography shot specifically for settings participating in the CACFP. Available in print for schools, CACFP providers, and summer meal programs participating in one of USDA’s child nutrition programs.|
|Food Buying Guide This manual has all of the current information to help you and your purchasing agent buy the right amount, and the appropriate type of food for your program(s), and determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements.|
|Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables for Family Child Care is designed to help Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators provide garden-based nutrition education for children ages 3 through 5 years old in family child care settings.|
|Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! Find communication tools to help Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators let mothers and families know that breastfed babies are welcome at their child care site.|
|Nibbles for Health: Nutrition Newsletters for Parents of Young Children These colorful and engaging newsletters can be shared by Child and Adult Care Food Program providers to communicate information about popular nutrition topics.|
|CACFP Infographic Providers and operators can use this colorful and engaging infographic to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.|
|MyPlate Team Nutrition provides MyPlate materials that are developed specifically for kids and their parents/caregivers.|
|Upcoming Training Webinars Learn about hot topics in child nutrition and with Team Nutrition's popular webinars.|
|Games & Activities Every kid can have fun with nutrition. Make your way through all the food groups with these fun games and activities.|
|Recipes and Cookbook Toolkit Choose from hundreds of recipes for delicious and healthy meals that meet the CACFP meal pattern requirements.|
|Spanish Materials Explore all of Team Nutrition's Spanish resources for the CACFP.|
|Graphics Library Encourage healthy choices with these graphics from Team Nutrition!|
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