Nutrition is Key at Keiki Early Learning
As educators and parents ourselves, we understand that children need the right combination of foods to help them develop mentally and physically. Our experienced Nutrition Coordinators create menus that are delicious, colourful and nutritious. We use interactive kitchen windows, herb gardens and food exploration opportunities to regularly teach children about the ‘super powers’ of different fruits and vegetables as well as encouraging them to try something new.
The Keiki Kitchen
Our beautiful gardens include vegetable patches that allow children to watch their food grow and foster conversations about nutrition. Together with our passionate Nutrition Coordinators the children collect fresh ingredients for their meals or in play. Authentic eating utensils and real crockery allow children to develop their independence and physical skills while enjoying the social aspect of meal times. Children receive morning tea, a delicious balanced lunch, afternoon tea and nutritionally appropriate snacks.
Our menu is specially developed to meet children’s nutritional needs throughout the day. We run a rotating menu at all our Early Learning schools, please see the below a sample meal plan.