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Wisconsin CACFP Child Care Wellness Grant

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Program Description:
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and statewide agency partners believe that child health and wellness can be achieved through the goal of developing and implementing child care wellness policies that concentrate on improving the nutritional quality of food served, encouraging physical activity and educating child care providers, parents and caregivers. This in turn will assist children in developing lifelong healthy habits.


To develop and implement policies promoting the health and nutrition improvement for children in child care settings.

CACFP Child Care Wellness Grant-What's Happening in WI Centers

Wellness is Working in Early Care and Education

Administrative Resources and Forms for Subgrantees

Child Care Centers

Culinary Resources

Chefs Move to Schools

Physical Activity & Movement Resources

How Do I Do Physical Activity in Early Child Care?

Healthy Movement and Active Play

12-week curriculum for childcare providers to encourage active movement and other healthy habits. "Healthy Movement & Active Play" has been specifically designed for early education providers to use with children ages 3-5. Each week includes three main educational components: Movement Activities, Health Lesson(s),Parent Note

When I Move, I Learn...Promote Active Early

101 Tips for Increasing Physical Activity in Early Childhood

Physical Development Skills Assessment Checklist

Curriculum Ideas and Take Home Activities

Eating Healthy Growing Strong, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Team Up at Home, USDA Team Nutrition

Sample Bulletin Board Displays, Ebenezer Child Care Center, Inc.

Color Me Healthy, North Carolina State University, A&T State University Cooperative Extension

USDA Team Nutrition Child Care Resources


This project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

For questions about this information, contact Shiela Coulton (608) 267-9129