Nutrition Track | CEU Specialty 1
Storytelling to Promote Healthy Eating Habits
How can storytelling foster healthy eating for children? Early care settings are one of the best places to help children build a healthy living foundation. Explore a series of storytelling techniques designed to encourage children to eat healthier to prevent childhood obesity. Learn how to use a wide variety of literature along with felts, puppets, props and other techniques to inspire children to eat healthy.
- Understand the significance of obesity in the United States.
- Use storytelling to teach healthy eating.
- Learn the importance nutritious foods in early care settings.
Lenika Flores, SNS
Quality Support Manager, YMCA
Health Educator, YMCA Childcare Resources
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Thank you to our...
California Department of Social Services
Food for Good, Pepsico Foundation
JA Food Service/Packaged Meal Kits
Peterson Farms Family of Companies
Red Gold Tomato & Condiment Products
American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures National Center
California Dried Fruit Coalition (CDFC)
Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI)
Dairy Council of CA/Let's Eat Healthy
No Kid Hungry Campaign by Share Our Strength (SOS)
Pacific Northwest Canned Pears
Penn State Extension Better Kid Care Program