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Should food be used for play?

iStock_000020244951LargeDownload our latest Nutrition Tip Sheet

We are often asked this question from early childhood educators: Should food be used for play?


Food can be a terrific learning tool when it is respected as something that nourishes and sustains us. Download our new Nutrition Tip Sheet to learn how to use food in a respectful way. You’ll also find a fun and easy activity on “Comparing Bell Peppers.”


Screen Shot 2014-09-22 at 4.54.29 PMDownload the Playing with Food Nutrition Tip Sheet and share with staff and families. It’s free!


Early Sprouts Playing with Food