Meals and a school aged child

An adult shoulders responsibility for a child’s meals. Family meals are important for family bonds giving children nice memories of meals together.

  • Regular day routine is the foundation of wellbeing for primary school aged children.
  • There should be enough time for breakfast as it provides energy for the brain for the school day.
  • School dinner is the main meal of the day for a school child and helps him or her to focus and get through the day.
  • A healthy afternoon snack.
  • Parents should ensure that children have a varied and healthy evening meal.
  • Before going to bed, a school aged child needs something for supper.
  • Adults set the example of eating habits to a child.

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