CARE Connection


CARE Connection provides education and training resources based on best practices in the operation of child care centers and family day care homes in the CACFP environment. Resources  include short grab-and-go lessons that can be taught in 10 minutes or less, easy lesson plans, family materials, and children's nutrition education  activities.

See CARE Connection Curriculum for Child Care Providers for more information

Introduction to CACFP
Nutrition Needs of Young Children
Infant Feeding
Special Needs in Child Care
Meal Patterns for CACFP
Menu Planning for Child Care
Food Preparation for Child Care
Food Safety in Child Care
Happy Mealtimes in Child Care
Nutrition Education in Child Care
Business Practices for Child Care
Food Purchasing in Child Care