As of October 2017, CACFP-program providers must go beyond simply making water available and must also proactively offer drinking water. For more information about the requirements, click to read the 2016 memo from the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service. Monitoring for this requirement starts Oct. 1, 2018.
To promote the importance of drinking water, try these simple activities--one for every day of the week. The National CACFP Take Action Challenge for drinking water officially starts June 4, 2018 but you can use these ideas any time.