Award winning programs that help early childhood educators foster enthusiasm for healthy foods and active play in young children.

Earn 10 professional development hours with the Early Sprouts online self-study course

Early Sprouts Online CoursesEarly childhood educators in many states (see list below) can now earn up to 10 professional development hours by successfully completing the Early Sprouts Online Course. Approvals from other states are in process. If your state is not listed below, check with your state’s child licensing bureau to see if online training courses can be used for professional development without prior approval.


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Early Sprouts Cookbook available to complement curriculum

The Early Sprouts cookbookThe Early Sprouts Cookbook is packed with more than seventy child-tested and child-approved recipes that contribute to well-rounded diets for children and families. These recipes incorporate vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean protein, and other nutrient-rich ingredients into preschoolers’ meals—each aligning with MyPlate Nutrition Guide.


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