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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

School Age
8. Meal And/Or Snack Times
  1 or 2 3 4 or 5
Does Not Meet Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations

Food and/or beverages are used as a reward or punishment Individual children's needs are not met during meal and/or snack times No conversations and/or interactions occur during meal and/or snack times Food is not served on dishes or napkins Positive conversations and/or interactions occur during meal and/or snack times Children self-serve all foods Sufficient seating is accessible Children assist with the meal and/or snack routines Drinking water is accessible in the program space Staff engage with the children to facilitate on-going conversations Staff create learning opportunities on healthy eating through planned and/or documented learning experiences monthly

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