How to Teach Healthy Eating to Picky Eaters
Date(s) - Jun 10, 2017
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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While picky eating is common amongst 2 – 5 year olds, children can still learn to try new foods and set the foundation to become lifelong healthy eaters. In this workshop you will understand picky eating behaviour better by discovering its developmental causes. You will get play-based activities that help kids gain the confidence and competence to try new foods. You will learn what common activities inadvertently undermine kids’ well-being when it comes to food and how to have respectful discussions about food with parents.
• To discover the developmental causes of picky eating for toddlers and preschoolers.
• To learn developmentally appropriate activities that give children the confidence and competence to try new foods.
• To explore how to have respectful discussions about food with parents.
*Suitable for students, novice, intermediate and experienced early learning child care professionals working with infant/toddler and preschool children.
$65.00 FCC Fee: $50.00 (Promo Code)
Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD.
Kristen is a child feeding expert who helps caregivers support picky eaters to try new foods on their own without being forceful or sneaky. Since 2008 she has been working with caregivers to provide good nutrition for children today and instill a LOVE of food that lasts a lifetime. Kristen is a consultant for health authorities, the BC Ministry of Health, and non-profit organizations. Check out Kristen’s column in Urban Baby and Toddler Magazine, articles on Modern Mama’s website, and quotes in magazines such as Today’s Parent and Best Health. www. KristenYarker.com
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604-709-5661 Ext 221
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
Bring a bag lunch.