Healthy & nutritious snacks at picnics

TAKING CARE OF YOUR CHILD'S SPECIFIC DIETARY NEEDS

AT PICNICS WE OFFER HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS SNACKS

Read more about Picnics policy on  the provision of healthy snacks.

ACTING ON INFORMATION FROM PARENTS & CARERS ABOUT A CHILD'S DIETARY NEEDS

Before your child is admitted to Picnics we will ask you to provide information about any special dietary requirements, preferences and food allergies that your child may have, and any special health requirements. We will record and act on information from parents and carers about a child’s dietary needs. [para 3.47 Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014]

EXAMPLE SNACKS

Toast/bagels/wraps/pitta bread. Sandwich fillings, cheese, ham, humous, marmite. Carrot sticks/ cucumber/ celery with a selection of dips. Plenty of fresh fruit: grapes, sliced apples, segmented oranges, sliced melon etc. Yogurt and Fruit

Banana on toast (or banana and chocolate spread on toast). Toast with chocolate spread and fruit. Cream cheese on toast with grapes. Popcorn. No sugar or salt, pop corn is quite healthy. It’s high in fibre and low in calories. Eggs (Full of protein). Dried fruit and nuts (great source of healthy fats).