Children's Nutritional Needs


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How many calories per day do preschoolers need?

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1. Children's daily diet should be composed mostly of calories from?

2. How many calories per day do school-aged children need?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will help measure your understanding of children's nutritional needs. Topics you should comprehend in order to pass the quiz include the limit of fat a child should eat and healthy snacks for children.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will test you on:

  • The amount of calories a school-aged child needs
  • The percentage of fat a child should not exceed daily
  • The amount of calories a preschooler needs everyday
  • Different examples of healthy snacks a child can eat
  • The composition of children's diet

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on children's nutritional requirements
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the composition of a child's diet
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the daily amount of calories a school-aged child needs

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge of nutrition, check the related lesson titled Children's Nutritional Needs. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Identify the age differences of preschoolers and school age children
  • Recall the different amount of calories children need to eat daily
  • Review the different food choices children should eat
  • Learn about the nutritional needs for preschoolers and school-aged children based on USDA recommendations
  • Understand the struggle children can give parents when trying new food