Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies


Action Guide

Helps local and community child care, early education and afterschool programs establish and implement comprehensive nutrition and physical activity policies and practices that encourage healthy lifestyles in children.

Action Planning Form

Helps child care programs develop a plan to take action to improve their nutrition and physical activity practices.

Connecticut Child Care Nutrition Standards (CCCNS)

Optional nutrition standards that provide the healthiest choices in child care by promoting whole or minimally processed, nutrient-rich foods that are low in fat, added sugars, and sodium.

Sample Policies

Template policies for comprehensive nutrition and physical activity policies.

Self-assessment Tools

Tools to help child care programs assess their current nutrition and physical activity practices and identify areas in need of improvement.