Healthy Meals and Snacks
Ready, Set, Grow Learning Academy provides breakfast, a nutritious snack each morning and afternoon and a nutritious lunch each mid-day. Our menu includes fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables and high-quality protein sources. We also offer a vegetarian, vegan, organic options for parents
How many times have you told someone “My child won’t eat vegetables,” or “My child doesn’t like sauce on his pasta.” Parents are constantly surprised at the variety of foods that their children will eat at school that they won’t even try at home. Often this is due to “positive peer pressure.” It might not happen the first time or even the second time, but children will eventually eat foods that they see their friends enjoying.
Lunch and Snack Menus (PDF)
*Due to the extreme nature of allergic reactions to peanuts, we do not serve any peanut-containing products at Educational Playcare. This applies to foods brought in from home as well.
Studies have shown that children who are exposed to a variety of healthy food options at a young age tend to make better choices about the foods they eat as adults. This is especially important considering the prevalence of childhood obesity.
For more information on healthy eating visit sesamestreetincommunities.org