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At-Home Smart Snacking for Children

Prepare healthy snacks options at home.

At-Home Smart Snacking for Children
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At-Home Smart Snacking for Children

Snacks can play an important role in meeting children’s nutrient needs. Choosing foods from all of the food groups will give them the energy they need between meals.

Teachers and Providers: Partner with parents and families to promote healthy snacking at home. This downloadable resource can help you to engage families in just four easy steps:

  1. E-mail to parents and families.
  2. Share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the Hashtag #MDEngageEarly.
  3. Download, print, and distribute to parents and families.
  4. Place on the family communication board.

Parents and Families: Use this tip sheet to ensure you are making informed food choices, developing healthy eating and physical activity habits for your family.

Open PDF in a new window to download and print.

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