Supporting Healthy Eating

Carefully read the enclosed home study text.

Please complete and return this quiz to the YFCI office or your monitor within two (2) weeks of receipt.

This home study completes two (2) hours of CACFP nutrition training for FY 2011.

Answer all questions.

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1. * Describe one way your relationship with food affects how you feed children in care.
2. What developmental changes impact feeding young children?  
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3. * Why are children fearful of new, unfamiliar food?
4. * Why is it important to keep offering new foods?
5. List 6 characteristics of a healthy eater:  
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6. What is the division of responsibility in feeding children?  
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7. What are the caregiver/parent's jobs in feeding children?  
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8. If we do our jobs with feeding, children will:  
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9. Name 3 ways that you might involve children in choosing and preparing food?  
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10. * How often do young children need a meal or snack?
11. * How often do school age children need a meal or snack?
12. * What helps children be hungry at mealtime?
13. What are 2 challenges you have in scheduling mealtimes in you child care?  
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14. What are 2 ways that make your eating area comfortable for children?  
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15. What are 5 steps to serve meals "family style"?  
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16. * What is a benefit to serving meals family style?
17. * Describe how you encourage children to behave well at mealtime:
18. * How do you encourage children to drink water during the day between meals?
19. * What is 1 of the 10 tips for setting a good example that you can incorporate into your child care? How will you do that?
20. * What is 1 way the Preschool Feeding Characteristics can help you feed children?
21. * How can you use this training to help educate parents on healthy eating?
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