View Full Version : portion sizes for toddlers 1-3 years

27-10-2011, 08:43 AM
Following on from a thread a while back I have found this which is free to download here (http://www.infantandtoddlerforum.org/article_13+Portion+Sizes+For+Toddlers+13+Years_id-596.html) or you can order a hardcopy for £3 postage.

27-10-2011, 08:53 AM
Thank you. That looks really useful

27-10-2011, 09:20 AM
I have this it's got some good information in it

Thank you

Angel xx

mandy moo
27-10-2011, 10:03 AM
Could have done with this when mine were that little :)

Thanx for that

27-10-2011, 10:06 AM
Thanks very much for sharing:thumbsup:

27-10-2011, 10:15 AM
Very useful thanks :thumbsup:

27-10-2011, 10:45 AM
Thats great, thanks alot!! :thumbsup:

27-10-2011, 01:12 PM
Anybody know of anything similar for older children 3-5 and 5-8? would be really helpful

jumping j
27-10-2011, 01:22 PM
that's great I've been looking for something like this as I have one lo who hardly eats (gets bored sitting still!!) and one who doesn't stop (he'll eat until you don't give him more and then still try to eat of other children's plates!!!) Good to have some general guidance

27-10-2011, 02:42 PM
Anybody know of anything similar for older children 3-5 and 5-8? would be really helpful

I have a book from a course for 1-4 years and they also do 5-10 and teenage books BUT they are £30 a book! Needless to say I only have the one I got free:rolleyes: website is www.cwt-chew.org.uk Book is good but I cannot justify buying the older one at that price but maybe a group could buy as a communal resource

27-10-2011, 02:58 PM
I had a friend here, her son is a year older than ds. Ds isn't a big eater - probably mostly average portion sizes.
We had pizzas for tea. Ds ate 3/4!!! Her ds ate 1 slice.
Portion sizes are ok for a rough guideline... But really all kids are different!

27-10-2011, 04:00 PM
Actually looking at that chart again... Ds would go mad if I kept to those portion sizes! He didn't eat a lot up to two and now he eats all. The. Time. He is skinny as anything too. I really think an overall knowledge about nutrition is better so you can suit it to your child

27-10-2011, 04:46 PM
Thank you for link won't download for Me

27-10-2011, 09:21 PM
That's excellent. Thank you.

27-10-2011, 09:23 PM
That's really useful - thank you :thumbsup:

Miffy xx

mandy moo
29-10-2011, 12:04 PM
Thank you for link won't download for Me

Babs, I downloaded and saved it, if you want, PM me your email address Ill try and email it to you

29-10-2011, 06:23 PM
Thank you very much.

30-10-2011, 07:27 AM
Thank you that is realy useful

30-10-2011, 07:43 AM
:thumbsup: thank you for that

30-10-2011, 11:47 AM
That really helpful especially for my husband who thinks our 2 year old should be eating nearly as much as we do!!! :laughing: