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9920 Maple St Omaha, NE 68134 | 402-572-9394

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Nutrition

Nutrition

GRSG participates in the Child and Adult Food Program for the State of Nebraska and follow structured nutritional guidelines for the breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack.

 

  • We offer high fiber, whole grain foods at least 2 times a day

  • We offer fruit to children at least 2 times a day

  • We make drinking water freely available so children can serve themselves

  • We serve only skim milk to children age 2 or older

  • We do not have soda or vending machines on site

  • We have a 5 week menu cycle and allow for seasonal changes

  • Our menus include food grow in our own garden

  • Our staff gently and positively encourage children to try a new or less favorite food

  • We provide visible support promoting healthy eating in classrooms and common areas through the use of posters, pictures, displayed

  • books, games, and toys

  • Our staff often talk informally with children about trying and enjoying healthy foods

  • We provide training opportunities for staff on nutrition at least 2 times per year

  • We offer nutrition education to families

Use for the menu button to the nutrition page with GRSG menus behind

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To learn more about the Child and Adult Food Program for the state of Nebraska please see the following link:

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Healthy Habits

Children at Get Ready Set Grow Childcare learn about healthy habits by being taught proper hand washing techniques.  They enjoy brushing their teeth and learning about how to be healthy and strong.

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