Food Groups and Portion Sizes
A balanced packed lunch should include the following:
Key Food Groups and Portion Sizes for Pre-Schoolers
Before the age of five, aim to provide pre-school children with three meals and some snacks made up from a variety of foods from the four main food groups, in the right proportions.
For a pre-school child portion size is important – too much can be overwhelming for the child and too little can leave a child hungry.