Lunches and Snacks

Eating right is important for your health

Here are some suggestions of snacks/ lunches to provide for your child to bring along to each session at SpringDale child care.

The Foods

Suggestions for you to prepare for your child that are healthy and nutritious. All cut up into small bite size pieces and age appropriate.

Vegetables

Carrots

Celery

Capsicum

Cucumber

An added extra could be a small amount of dip for the veggies.

Fruit

Apple

Grapes

Watermelon

Mandarin

Banana

Berries

Other snacks – small amounts of

Dried Fruit

Apricot

Mango

Popcorn

Rice cake with a suitable spread

Yogurt

Cheese

Make sure they are inviting and ready to eat

Sandwiches – using whole meal bread is best

Sandwich suggestions

Vegemite

Vegemite and cheese

Cheese and ham

Avocado and cheese

Or other toppings you know your child will enjoy.

Wraps – a good way to start your child to eat healthy

Wrap suggestions

Grated cheese, carrot and lettuce makes a great start.

Water is the best drink to give your growing child.  It hydrates and keeps your child healthy.

Note

We keep our facility safe for children that may have allergies

Please do not bring nuts, peanut butter or eggs to child care.