Healthy Eating Guideline

Encourage children to try different food types and textures in a positive eating environment.

Healthy eating habits start young

  • Trying different kinds of foods helps kids build a healthy diet.
  • Give kids new foods to taste.
  • New textures, tastes and colours can be fun for kids.
  • Being in a group can help kids to try new things.

Help kids to explore new foods

  • Sit and eat with kids at meal and snack times.
  • Help kids to taste all the foods on offer.
  • Keep mealtimes calm and positive.

Helping parents and carers

  • Encourage parents or carers to give kids different foods.
  • Talk to parents or carers about what foods kids eat at home.
  • Support parents or carers to eat healthy food at home.