First Steps Wellness (Snacks)

Preparing Every Child to Excel in Education and in Life

“Free the child’s potential and you will transform him into the world.” ~ Maria Montessori

First Steps is a Nut Free Program.

Breakfast and lunch are included in tuition charges. Monarch works with a nutritionist specializing in childhood nutrition to ensure balanced meals.

Infants (6 weeks- 15 months): Meals not provided until 14 months old.

Toddlers (15 months – 3 years): Breakfast and Lunch provided. Parents of full day students should bring an afternoon snack for their child. (snack suggestions below).

Primary (3-5 years): Parents bring morning snack for an entire week for their child’s classroom 2-3x per year (snack suggestions below).  Please also bring 5 apples, oranges and bananas and a bouquet of flowers for flower arranging work.

Always check with your child’s teacher directly to be aware of any allergies in the classroom.  Afternoon snack provided by Monarch.

Suggested snack items are listed below.

  • Pretzles
  • Rice Crackers
  • Fresh fruit and veggies
  • Hummus
  • Popcorn
  • Dried fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Cheese