At Kiddywinks we know that a varied and
nutritionally balanced diet is essential to every child’s development and
active participation during their time at nursery and home. Depending on the
session attended children will enjoy breakfast, morning snack, a
hot lunch served with a pudding and afternoon tea.In addition to milk or water at meal times,
drinking water is available throughout the day.
We have two on site cooks. All meals reflect
seasonal local produce and are prepared daily fromingredients selected for
their absolute freshness and quality. By focusing on this we avoid the use of
salt,pepper, colouring, artificial flavours and additives. We are also able to
accommodate special dietary needs such as nut allergies and dairy or wheat
We have completed training on Early Years Nutrition. We will always be available
to talk to you to ensure that your child’s dietary requirements are being
met. Our delicious meals and approach to meal times ensure any child’s
eating habits are developed with patience, understanding and encouragement.
When weaning your baby, our personalised approach
ensures our staff supports you and your baby through the transition from milk
to solid food.
Our commitment and
approach to your child’s learning values their participation, experimentation
and decision making. Therefore, children's cooking and tasting activities, where children experiment
with new textures, colours and smells as they mix, pour and measure
ingredients, form part of our early childhood curriculum.
children in elements of food preparation gives the opportunity for discussions
about healthy eating. The children are involved in planning and
serving snack and lunch and also helping grow our own fruit and vegetables in the garden.