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Serving School Meals to Preschoolers

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Serving School Meals to Preschoolers 

This four-page worksheet assists National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program operators in planning menus that meet the preschool meal pattern. This publication was revised to include the updated grains requirement for K–12, that at least 80% of grains offered each week must be whole-grain rich.


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Ordering: Print copies are available in English.* Child nutrition program operators may request printed copies of this resource, while supplies last.
*Original version of this publication is available in print, which includes the old grains requirement for K–12. 

Page updated: November 15, 2023