Eating Routines

We eat together, it is an important time to socialise:to learn important table manners, to use correct cutlery.

We eat together, it is an important time to socialise:to learn important table manners, to learn to use correct cutlery.

We are given food choices; we learn to serve ourselves food independently and learn to monitor our eating portions to stay healthy.

We are given food choices; we learn to serve ourselves food independently and learn to monitor our eating portions to stay healthy.

Toddler Room Water Area

Water is provided throughout the day in every classroom.

 

We demonstrate our independence skills at mealtimes.

We demonstrate our independence skills at mealtimes.

We help out to set up or clear our plates.

We help  to set the lunch tables or clear out our plates,in order to establish good manners and helpful practices .

Young babies are given opportunities to feed independently

Young babies are provided with opportunities to feed independently

Babies are provided with appropriate sized cutlery and dishes to encourage independence at feeding time

Babies are provided with appropriate sized cutlery and dishes to encourage independence at feeding time.

For more information on baby room feeding routines, click here : baby-room-what-to-expect-brochure

Our daily menu is always on display

Our daily menu is always on display.

Babies enjoy group milk time in a calm and caring environment

Babies enjoy group milk time in a calm and caring environment.

Regular fruit activities stimulate children to try new foods and develop healthier eating habits

Regular fruit and vegetable activities stimulate children to try new foods and develop healthier eating habits from an early age.

Mealtime is a social occasion: babie's highchairs are strategically placed so babies can see each other and communication is promoted

Mealtime is a social occasion:practitioners support babies’ communication whilst they eat.