Our service is committed to ensure the provision of healthy foods and drinks that meet the requirements for children that are set out in the Australian Dietary Guidelines. It is essential that our service partners with families to provide education about nutrition and promote healthy habits for young children to positively influence their health and wellbeing.
In-House Food Coordinator
On daily basis, our food coordinator prepare wholesome and freshly cooked meals right here on our premises. Our healthy and balanced meals include a variety of:
Lean fresh meat and fish
Wholegrains and seeds
Ensure children are offered foods and beverages throughout the day that meet their nutritional and developmental needs and any specific dietary requirements.
Provide foods that take into account each child’s likes, dislikes, culture and religion.
Ensure routines are flexible enough so that children who do not eat during routine meal or snack times, or who are hungry, are provided with food.
Provide food that is safe and prepared hygienically
Provide families with daily information about their child’s food and beverage intake and related experiences.
Provide a weekly menu of food and beverages based on the Australian Dietary Guidelines
Ensure meal times are relaxed, pleasant and timed to meet most children’s needs.
Integrate learning about food and nutrition into the Curriculum.
Encourage toddlers and young children to develop their sense of agency by feeding themselves independently and developing their social skills at meal times.
If a child enrolled at the service has allergy, it’s important to notify us so we can make sure your child is safely catered for.
Fun Food Facts for Kids
Cabbage is 91% water.
Did you know that bananas float when you put them in a bowl of water.
Cherries are a member of the rose family.
Eggplants are actually fruits, and classified botanically as berries.
Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
Strawberries are the only fruit which has its seeds on its outer skin.