May 27, 2024

Free course for childcare providers

Learn about eating habits that are normal for young children, strategies that promote healthy eating habits, and how to foster pleasant mealtime experiences.

Worried about the child who only wants to eat one food? Is this healthy?

It can be frustrating when all a child wants to eat is a peanut butter sandwich. As a childcare provider, you will learn about eating habits that are normal for young children, strategies that promote healthy eating habits, and how to foster pleasant mealtime experiences — all while taste-testing new foods.

Jasper County Extension will host training from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at its office at 550 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton. Providers will receive two hours of credit from Iowa Department of Health and Human Services and CACFP.

There is no cost to attend but registrations are due by Oct. 10. Register in I-Power and at https://go.iastate.edu/0WEPII. Contact Jasmine Bailey at jnbailey@iastate.edu or 641-792 6433 with questions.