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6 Recipes Kids Can Make This Fall

recipes Oct 31, 2022

Autumn is such a fun time to experiment with food. If you’re anything like us, you’re probably starting to crave staying inside and eating some good food!

Letting the kids help you make a few dishes not only incorporates a...

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Cycle Menus v The Kid Menus: A Comparison

Uncategorized Nov 30, 2021

There are free menus everywhere on the internet. Here's the difference between them and us.

Both The Kid Menus and cycle menus can help get you out of a rut, give ideas, are creditable (usually) in the food program, are...

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5 Reasons why Paying for Meal Plans is Better than Getting Them Free

Uncategorized Nov 24, 2021

The Meal Plans for Daycares isn't free. You may be wondering what we could possibly be offering that free menus (like cycle menus floating around on the internet) don't.

1. We Guarantee No Deductions

If you follow our menus and get a deduction, ...

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A Kid-Friendly Approach to Introducing New Foods

picky eaters Nov 23, 2021

We can all be menu-blind or stuck in a rut, serving the same things over and over. Here's how to get out of the rut and introduce new foods in a way kids won't even notice.

The solution? We're NOT saying to serve all new foods every day....

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3 Most Common Deductions in the CACFP and How to Avoid Them

cacfp Nov 23, 2021

Deductions directly cut into your payday. Here are the most common deductions and how to never have them again!

1. Not writing down what you served

Not writing down what you've served gives you a deduction since bookwork has to be completed during...

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Pancake batter that's approved for food program

menus recipes Oct 14, 2021

Our favorite store-bought and homemade pancake batter that's approved for CACFP food program (with whole-grain options).


 Store-bought pancake mix that's approved for food program

Kodiak Cakes have a "power" flapjack mix that is whole...

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Budget friendly, kid-approved menu ideas for fall

menus Oct 04, 2021

Feeling stumped while writing this fall's menus? Here are 5 creditable, cheap lunches that daycare kids love.

The meals featured here are from the meal planning bundle - cacfp-guaranteed, kid-friendly meal plans made specifically for home daycare...

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Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs (edible + credible craft)

activities Apr 02, 2021

Easter is coming and it’s a fun time to dye Easter Eggs!

 

Now, I don’t know about you, but soaking eggs in food coloring and artificial dye doesn’t exactly sound appetizing, so here is how to color easter eggs naturally so...

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Build your kids' immune system without them knowing it

healthy eating Feb 17, 2021

This year of all years, we know you want to keep your kiddos from being sick. We believe a healthy immune system is the first and best defense against any virus. Most kids really don’t like doing “healthy” things that will build...

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Activities for Littles (when you can't go outside)

activities Feb 17, 2021

It’s winter. Unfortunately, there isn’t the safety net of letting everyone go outside and run around to burn off some energy before naptime (at least not easily).

You and your kids are probably getting a little cabin fever and are...

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