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Training for Child Care Providers

Are you a child care provider who would like to learn more about simple changes to mealtimes and snack-times to improve kids' well-being? If so, these courses are for you.

Whole Grains

Building a Healthy Plate: Cooking with Whole Grains is an Anytime Learning (ATL) course developed by the University of Minnesota Extension and offered through Eager-to-Learn, a program of Child Care Aware of Minnesota. This online, two-hour, self-paced course can be completed at home when it works best for you.

The cost for this course is $30 and provides 2 hours of continuing education for child care providers in Minnesota. Child care providers outside of Minnesota should check with their licensing agency to confirm if the course will count as continuing education.

To register for this course, visit Building a Healthy Plate: Cooking with Whole Grains Online Course Registration.

Positive Mealtimes

Designing Positive Mealtimes for Child Care Providers is an Anytime Learning (ATL) course developed by the University of Minnesota Extension and offered through Eager-to-Learn, a program of Child Care Aware of Minnesota. This online, two-hour, self-paced course can be completed at home when it works best for you.

The cost for this course is $30 and provides 2 hours of continuing education for child care providers in Minnesota. Child care providers outside of Minnesota should check with their licensing agency to confirm if the course will count as continuing education.

To register for this course, visit Designing Positive Mealtimes for Child Care Providers Online Course Registration.

Related Resources

Building a Healthy Plate: Cooking with Whole Grains — Teach an effective three-hour training to child care providers so they are have the knowledge and skills to prepare and serve more whole grain foods to the children in their care.

Whole Grains: Whys and Hows — This 2-minute video shows you how to know if something is whole grain and why you should eat whole grains.

Live Healthy, Live Well: Family Meals — Browse the latest blog posts about family mealtimes.

Local Wellness Policy ResourcesU.S. Department of Agriculture Team Nutrition — Child care provider resources on nutrition, physical activity, screen time, wellness policies and much more.

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