How to Build a Healthy Preschooler

If you are a parent or caregiver for a preschooler (3-5 years), use Nutri-eSTEP as a fast and simple way to assess your child’s eating and activity habits.

What Is Nutri-eSTEP?

Nutri-eSTEP is an online version of the NutriSTEP® questionnaire that asks 17 questions about a child’s typical food choices, eating behaviours, as well as physical activity and growth patterns.

The questionnaire takes less than 10 minutes to complete, and Nutri-eSTEP gives you immediate feedback.

Why Is It Important?

Healthy habits at a young age build

  • lifelong habits for healthy growth and development
  • school readiness
Nutri-eSTEP helps you find out
  • what is going well for you and your child
  • ideas for action to improve eating and activity habits

Survey Steps

Step 1 Tell us a bit about your child
Step 2 Answer all 17 NutriSTEP® questions
Step 3 When you are finished, you will get results and feedback
Step 4 Find nutrition and physical activity resources, tools and links to help build a healthy preschooler