Children and Parent Resources

All of the links below are to evidence-based nutrition resources for children and parents which have been developed by, or in collaboration with, UKVRN Registered Nutritionists (RNutrs) or Registered Associate Nutritionists (ANutrs).

We will be continually adding resources to this over time, so please do check back in and share these resources and this page/resource hub #LockdownNutrition

Please note – These resources are produced independently by Registrants & are not owned by the AfN.

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Early Start Nutrition Newsletter

Monthly newsletter for Early Years packed full of nutrition tips, creative recipe ideas and a topic of focus

Easy bread art for kids

 

By Zoe Griffiths RNutr

Early Start Nutrition 
Eat Smart Shop Smart

Making the most of store cupboard ingredients and taking a look at how to reduce food waste.

The Super Yummy Kitchen – Chartwells: Series One
Super Delicious Super Yummy Snacks 

Simply delicious, Super yummy with Chef Andrew Walker, Chef Allegra McEvedy MBE of CBeebies and Junior MasterChef fame and the Chartwells nutrition team.

Cook-a-long videos for you to work your way through at home, combined with some fun paper based activities that link to the curriculum to support home schooling and even a helpful guide for parents to help!

The Super Yummy Kitchen – Chartwells: Series Two
Family Food

Super yummy, family food with Chef Andrew Walker, Chef Allegra McEvedy MBE of CBeebies and Junior MasterChef fame and the Chartwells nutrition team.
Cook-a-long videos for you to work your way through at home, combined with some fun paper based activities that link to the curriculum to support home schooling and can be enjoyed by all the family!

The Super Yummy Kitchen Chartwells: Series Three School Meals at Home

Super yummy recipes with Chef Andrew Walker, Chef Allegra McEvedy MBE of CBeebies and Junior MasterChef fame and the Chartwells nutrition team of UKVRN Registered Nutritionists (RNutrs) and Registered Associate Nutritionists (ANutrs).

Cook-a-long videos for you to work your way through at home, combined with some fun paper based activities that link to the curriculum to support home schooling and can be enjoyed by all the family!

The Super Yummy Kitchen Chartwells: Series Four Eat Them to Defeat Them

In this series The Super Yummy Kitchen have joined up with Veg Power, ITV and Change 4 Life to bring you 6 silly, fun and delicious veg inspired cook-a-long videos, to help you EAT THEM TO DEFEAT THEM!

Cook-a-long videos for you to work your way through at home, combined with some fun paper based activities that link to the curriculum to support home schooling and can be enjoyed by all the family!

Early Start Nutrition
Vitamin D Requirements for Infants and Toddlers

Getting the most from your £15 voucher

A shopping list and meal ideas for the £15 voucher given to children on free school meals

 

By Aliya Porter RNutr

Early Start Nutrition
Take care of your 20 in 2020

Activities to help encourage children to take good care of their teeth

Making fruit and veg animals or people

 

By Zoe Griffiths RNutr

Early Start Nutrition
Grow and Gardening Activities for Children

Activities to help children engage with where their food comes from and explain the farm to fork journey the food on our plate takes

Every Child Wales

Family Food

Making healthier eating easier for families. A selection of simple recipes suitable for the whole family – from babies starting on solids up to adults, with handy portion size suggestions.  There are also healthier swaps ideas, shopping tips, healthier snacks and advice for getting children more involved with mealtimes.

The website is currently under construction. The link will be updated when available.

Is it snack time yet? Coping with kids and food while physical distancing.

Podcast episode aimed at parents and carers who are trying to juggle working, educating and feeding children under the restrictions of physical distancing.

In this episode Sarah Dempster RNutr is joined by guest Catherine Lippe RNutr. They chat through simple, low-pressure ways to manage snacks, mealtimes, fussy eating and weaning, and being kind to yourself when none of it goes to plan. They also discuss what positive food education can look like at home and what parents and carers can do to help children maintain positive relationships with food and their bodies.

(This resource is also available on Apple Podcasts and other podcast apps – search ‘Eating Words’).

Lunchbox makeover: how to add more veg to your child`s lunchbox

 

By Catherine Lippe RNutr

Summer Holiday Lunches
A suggested menu for school summer holidays aimed at children over the age of 2 put together by Aliya Porter RNutr.
Designed to be quick, easy and not too expensive with a good balance of all the food groups.
Each meal includes at least 2 of your 5 a day.