School aged children ranges from 5 years to 12 years old. As you know, children are always busy, playing around outside or causing chaos inside. However, that is only the activity you can see on the outside; they are also growing and developing on the inside. Growing and developing uses a huge amount of energy each day and when that is paired with a child’s active lifestyle – they need a lot of fuel! The timing of growth spurts varies slightly between boys and girls. Girls typically experience their teenage growth spurt around the ages 8-12 and boys around the ages 10-14 years.
They main thing to keep in mind when making breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for your busy bodies is balance – children need a mix of everything! Colourful fruits and vegetables, carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The perfect combination for growt