Child weighing ingredients

Cooking and Learning About Food

Course Progress

What you’ll learn in the Cooking and Learning about Food training

  • The benefits of cooking and learning about food activities
  • An overview of children’s nutrient requirements
  • How to read food labels
  • How to choose recipes in-line with the Eat Better Start Better guidelines
  • Suitable skills to teach children in the early years
  • Key considerations- such as allergy management and food safety
  • How to plan cooking activities for children and link to the EYFS framework
  • Other activities that support children to learn about food
  • Home learning activity ideas

Who is this training suitable for?

Early Years Practitioners, such as those working in nurseries and Children Centres, childminders and nannies.

Leaning Content

The training comprises of information slides and interactive activities.

Resources to support your practice and share with families.

Estimated study time 2-2.5 hours hours.

Assessment

Short multiple choice assessment.

Knowledge Development Plan (KDP) to reflect on your learning.

Certification

Certificate issued on successful completion of the course and the Knowledge Development Plan (KDP).

Cost

£30 inc Vat

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Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Introduction

2

Knowledge Review

3

Why are Cooking Activities Important?

4

Nutrition for Children Ages 1-4

5

Ingredients to Limit and the Importance of Label Reading

6

Ensuring your Recipes are In-line with Eat Better Start Better Guidelines

7

Suitable Skills for Early Years Children

8

Providing Food for All

9

Food Safety and Hygiene

10

Resources and Planning

11

Evaluating the Session

12

Activities that Support Learning About Food

13

Cooking and Learning About Food at Home

14

Resources and Promoting Messages in your Setting

15

Summary

16

Knowledge Development Plan Guide

17

Knowledge Development Plan Guide Continued

18

Yearly Competency Review

19

Evaluation

20

Assessment

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