We offer healthy choices to all our children and can make adjustments at your request. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon and evening snack are offered to any child over the age of one. Water is offered to the children throughout the day.
- Breakfast: Consists of items from at least 2 of the major food groups. These items are typically prepackaged items due to our inability to cook at First Steps. (Served between 8:30am – 9:00 am)
- Lunch: We have our lunches catered by Merritt Academy. They are made according to the food pyramid and are served hot daily. Milk is provided with lunch every day. (Served between 11 and 11:30 am)
- Afternoon Snack: consists of items from at least 2 of the major food groups. These items are typically prepackaged items due to our inability to cook at the center. (Served at 3 pm)
- Evening Snack: is for those children who are still at school at 5pm. They are given a small snack of crackers or small items that will not effect their dinner but still provide nourishment to sustain them until dinner. (Served at 5 pm)
We have several children who are on strict diets due to cultural, religious or other beliefs and we are happy to accommodate the needs of your family. Please consult our sample lunch menu and sample snack menu to get a better idea of the food we typically serve at the school