Goal: To apply the understanding of why sharing meals (past infancy) is important to the physical, mental, emotional and social development of children.

Objectives for Parent:

  1. To build the emotional health of my child during shared meals.
  2. To develop social skills through family meals.
  3. To understand & apply parents’ feeding & children’s eating responsibilities.
  4. To enjoy eating in a restaurant with my child.
  5. To develop my child’s school readiness skills while sharing meals.
  6. To use family meals to build life-long healthy practices.

Objectives for Child:

  1. To join in family meals.
  2. To increase understanding of words and reading skills at family meals.
Download Lesson Plan: Family Meals / Comida en Familia (PDF)