Menu planning checklist for long day care

This Menu planning checklist for long day care outlines the amounts and types of foods required to meet the nutrition and developmental needs of 1–5 year old children in long day care services.

Download the checklist as a PDF or Word document below to plan or review your menu.

See What's in a serve? for information about appropriate serving sizes for children aged 1-5.

Tip: Once you have used the checklist, use our online menu assessment tool, FoodChecker, for a full menu assessment and tailored recommendations for healthy changes.