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Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment
Dr. Maria Montessori

Lunch Clubs

Harlequin Montessori Nursery Promotes Healthy Eating

If your child is attending our lunch clubs please refer to the guidance below:

Choking Risk

If you send your child into nursery with grapes, cherry tomatoes or similar could you please make sure they are cut in half as they are a risk to choking.

WE WOULD PREFER IF  THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT INCLUDED

Snacks like crisps, savoury curls and wiggles

(replace these items with seeds, breadsticks and unsalted low fat crackers)

Sweets, chocolate bars and chocolate coated biscuits

SUGGESTED PACKED LUNCHES SHOULD INCLUDE

At least one portion of fresh or dried fruit

At least one portion of vegetable

A starchy food such as:

bread, pasta, rice, couscous, noodles, wraps, pitta bread or pasta

A portion of dairy

yogurt, fromage frais, cheese or custard

A portion of non dairy protein such as

meat, fish, beans, chickpeas, lentils, falafel or houmous

WE WOULD ASK PARENTS IF THEY WOULD NOT SEND IN ANY PEANUTS OR NUTS

DUE TO ALLERGIES WITHIN THE NURSERY