Nutrition

A healthy lifestyle starts at a young age. Quality nutrition is an important factor in children’s long-term growth and development, as well as their day-to-day well-being.  We provide nutritionally balanced meals to ensure the children in our care are reaching their highest potential each day.   

As a participant Child Food Care are Program; which is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Center will serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks.  The teacher will help the parents in this following procedure, by working with the parent.  The food personnel shall have training on cleanliness, sanitation and other related training and orientation.   

 

Main Daycare Center

Breakfast 

Breakfast shall consist of the following:   

Fruit or 100% Juice; 

Cereal or Whole Grain or Enriched Bread Product; 

Grade A Vitamin D Pasteurized Milk 

 

Lunch 

Lunch will be provided and shall include:   

A Food Furnishing Protein, Such as Meat, Poultry, Fish, Egg, Cooked or Dried Peas or Beans, Cheese or Peanut Butter; 

A Fruit and a Vegetable; 

Cereal or Whole Wheat Enriched Bread Products; 

Grade A Vitamin D Pasteurized Milk 

 

Snacks 

The center will serve a nutritious snack daily.  Snack shall consist of at least two of the following:  Milk, Fruit, or Pure Fruit Juice, Vegetable, Protein, Whole Grain or Enriched Bread or Cereal.   

 

If a child brings their own meals and snacks, the center will ensure they meet CACFP guidelines and supplements when they do not meet the guidelines.  A charge may be incurred to provide this supplement and be added to your billing.   Children Kindergarten to 12 years of age must follow contracted meals as per our CACFP contract. 

SACC Beyond the Bell

Before and After School Snack Schedule 

7:30 a.m. Breakfast 

3:20 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Snack 

 

All Day Meal and Snack Schedule 

8:30 a.m. Breakfast 

11:30 a.m. Lunch 

2:30 p.m. Afternoon Snack 

 

Special Nutritional Needs 

If a child has a special nutritional need or is on a special or medical diet, parents must provide a written doctor's note and sign all required forms.  For children with food allergies the nature of the allergy and the kind of food the child is allergic to must be written out.  Food allergies must be verified by a physician. Specialty menus (vegetarian or kosher) for a particular child will be discreetly posted in the kitchen and the child's classroom. 

No child shall go without nourishment for longer than three hours.  No child shall be forced to eat.  At the center snacks and meals are meant to be an enjoyable experience.  From time to time snacks will reflect cultural and ethnic preferences of children of the community.  Meal times will be a time for socialization.  The teacher will sit with the children at meal times whenever possible.  Children will be encouraged to serve themselves, and develop good eating habits and manners. 

 

 Weekly menus are distributed through  your account on himama.

Whole Grains, Proteins, Dairy, Fruits and Vegetables

On Our Menu

Nutrition Resources

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USDA Food and Nutrition 

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Department of Public Instruction Nutrition

WI  WIC Program Eligibility and Guidelines

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Northwoods Child Development Center

1165 Hwy 45 S Eagle River, WI 54521

715-479-PLAY (7529)

teri@northwoodschildcare.com

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SACC Beyond the Bell

Eagle River Elementary School

1700 Pleasure Island Rd. Eagle River, WI 54521

715-891-8075

sacc@northwoodschildcare.com

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