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CACFP Trainer's Tools: Feeding Infants

Cover of the CACFP Trainer's Tools Feeding Infants Guide

[English]

trainers guide

[Spanish]

Content from the Feeding Infants in the Child Adult Care Food Program guide is brought to life in these in-person training resources. These training resources include:

  • Trainer’s Guide
  • 10 Presentations with trainer notes
  • 5 Videos
  • 2 Game-show style digital interactives to help participants test their knowledge within the training
  • Pre- and post-tests

This training focuses on topics such as developmental readiness, hunger and fullness cues, handling and storing breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, and much more! Trainers from sponsoring organizations and state agencies can pick and choose from a variety of lessons to create a training that best suits the needs of their CACFP operators. Please note: each participant will need a Feeding Infants in the Child Adult Care Food Program guide

Availability

Order Printed Copies: [English] [Spanish]. These are available for schools, CACFP providers, sponsoring organizations, and state agencies that participate in or administer one of USDA’s child nutrition programs. All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and "save link as."
 

Presentation Slides and Notes
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Lesson 1:
Overview of the CACFP Infant Meal Pattern

[English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 1 Image

Lesson 2:
Identifying and Responding to Hunger and Fullness Signs [English Part 1] [Spanish Part 1][English Part 2] [Spanish Part 2]

[Zip file English]

Feeding Infants Lesson 3 Image

Lesson 3:
Creating a Breastfeeding-Friendly Environment in a Child Care Site [English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 4 Image

Lesson 4:
Storing and Handling Breastmilk in a Child Care Site

[English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 5 Image

Lesson 5:
Selecting, Storing, and Handling Infant Formula in a Child Care Site [English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

CACFP Trainer's Tools: Feeding Infants Lesson 6

Lesson 6:
Bottle Feeding and Introducing a Cup [English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 7 Image

Lesson 7:
Developmental Readiness for Solid Foods

[English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 8 Image

Lesson 8:
Infant Feeding Skills and Modifying Food Textures

[English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 9 Image

Lesson 9:
Creditable Infant Foods: Part 1 [English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Feeding Infants Lesson 10 Image

Lesson 10:
Creditable Infant Foods: Part 2 [English PPT] [Spanish PPT]

Videos
Professional Providing Overview of CACFP in Child Care Site

Overview of the CACFP Infant Meal Pattern
[English] [Spanish]

Mother with Infant Identifying Signs of Hunger and Fullness

Identifying Signs of Hunger and Fullness [English] [Spanish]

Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers in a Child Care Site

Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers in a Child Care Site
[English] [Spanish]

Professional Teaching How to Store Breastmilk

Handling and Storing Breastmilk and Infant Formula in a Child Care Site [English ] [Spanish]

Infant Sitting Up with Child Care Provider

Developmental Readiness for Solid Foods
[English] [Spanish]

 
Digital Interactive Games
Baby Food Line Up

Baby Food Line Up
[English] [Spanish]

Feeding Babies Game Show

Feeding Babies Game Show
[English] [Spanish]

Pre- and Post-Tests
Lesson 1: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Overview of the CACFP Infant Meal Pattern
[English] [Spanish]

Lesson 2: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Identifying and Responding to Hunger and Fullness Signs [English] [Spanish]

Lesson 3: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Creating a Breastfeeding-Friendly Environment in a Child Care Site [English] [Spanish]

Lesson 4: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Storing and Handling Breastmilk in a Child Care Site

[English] [Spanish]

Lesson 5: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Selecting, Storing, and Handling Infant Formula in a Child Care Site [English] [Spanish]

Lesson 6: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Bottle Feeding and Introducing a Cup
[English] [Spanish]

Lesson 7: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Developmental Readiness for Solid Foods
[English] [Spanish]
Lesson 8: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Infant Feeding Skills and Modifying Food Textures [English] [Spanish]
Lesson 9: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Creditable Infant Foods: Part 1
[English] [Spanish]

Lesson 10: Pre-Test/Post-Test
Creditable Infant Foods: Part 2 [English] [Spanish]

Question Bank Word Document
[English DOC] [Spanish]

10-Question Final Assessment
[English] [Spanish]
See Also
11/21/2019