ECLKC is your free resource. ECLKC is the acronym for Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center. This learning center creates resources for any person who works with or has children ages zero to five. And it's ALL FREE.
MyPlate Tip Sheets have been around for a while, but did you know you can filter them to easily find the topic and audience you want to support or learn about?
Learn a little bit about the difference between equity and equality as well as how that can impact child care.
Thinking about mindfulness - what is it?
Resources to help you prep for the food program new and improved meal pattern implementation date.
The apple orchard and pumpkin patch field trips are already in full swing. Meals are packed with the season’s bounty of fall goodies. The opportunities to celebrate National Farm to School Month this October are endless! Designated by Congress in 2010, National Farm to School Month is a perfect time to get started with farm to early care and education initiatives.
You may have heard the terms Farm to Market, Farm to Table and even Farm to Preschool, but what do they mean and why is it important? Simply put, these are all terms or programs that mean using locally grown food that can easily and quickly be brought to market.
The CACFP Take Action Challenge had a huge impact on not only my program practices, but the children in my program. They have become more excited about our health and nutrition curriculum, more willing to try new foods and have just became healthier in general due to new practices I have implemented.
"We are pleased to announce a special webinar presented by experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Children’s Health Team, and Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force. This webinar will include the most up-to-date information from the CDC, including:"
Last week, the final rule for the new CACFP Meal Patterns was released and the House CNR bill - which directly impacts CACFP was introduced. Find out more!