Module 1 – The key role of kindergarten staff to change food habits

This module provides kindergarten staff tools to identify their role to create an awareness of a healthy, socially and ecologically sustainable eating culture in the kindergarten. Furthermore the areas of action – when it comes to food and eating habits in kindergartens - are introduced.

What is the goal of this module?

Unit 1: Understand the key role of kindergarten staff for the development of food culture and eating habits

Unit 2: Perceive chances and challenges for kindergarten staff

Unit 3: Find the areas for actions in kindergartens, concerning food 

After finishing this module I will have learnt:

  1. to reflect eating habits, values and attitudes regarding food, appropriate eating behavior or table manners and to determine the lasting effect of the kindergarten staff on the development of children´s food habits.
  2. to identify the role of kindergarten staff to create an awareness of a healthy, socially and ecologically sustainable eating culture in the kindergarten.
  3. what are the areas of action, when it comes to food in kindergartens and what can be done to change food habits and to make meals healthier and more sustainable.