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Toddlers

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition

These colorful and engaging newsletters for parents of young children can be shared by Child and Adult Care Food Program providers to communicate information about popular nutrition topics. There are 12 newsletters available in both English and Spanish.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Help your preschooler eat well, be active, and be healthy. Get daily food plans, growth charts, tips for picky eaters and more.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Below are just some of the tip sheets available from ChooseMyPlate for preschoolers:

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition

Find tips that help parents build healthier family meals that include the five food groups. PDF | 2.00 MB Also available in:

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Find tips and handouts to get preschoolers involved in the kitchen and overcome picky eating.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

Find quick and easy recipes kids and other family members will enjoy. Videos, rollover widgets, and fact sheets provide ideas on ways to get your kids to try new foods, eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk and yogurt.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This website brings together existing information and practical strategies on feeding healthy foods and drinks to infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months of age.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Find age-specific information for feeding toddlers. Also available in Spanish.

PennState Extension

This article offers some tips and advice on how to cope with young, opinionated eaters.