Raising Healthy Eaters

Created for parents and providers of children ages 2 to 5 years old, classes include activities, food preparation and discussions that focus on nutrition, eating behaviors and parenting.

The curriculum, created by University of Wisconsin-Extension, and taught by trained local Purdue Extension educators, uses facilitated dialogue and takes a learner-centered approach. The program is for parents and providers of young children who want happy, healthy children and enjoyable mealtimes.

Topics include:
  • Helping children and themselves to develop healthy eating habits
  • Introducing new foods to children
  • Dealing with choosy eaters
  • Managing challenging mealtime situations
  • Preparing quick and easy meals