How Much Does My Kid Need to Eat?

Calorie Calculator

Although you shouldn't count your kid's calories every day, it's smart to know about how many are needed. Plug your child's weight, height, age, and activity level into the calculator at bcm.edu/cnrc for a precise number or get a ballpark idea for typically active kids (below).

 

Weight

(lbs.)

Calories

(daily)

Boy, 3
32

1,465

Girl, 3
31
1,375
Boy, 4
36
1,546
Girl, 4
35
1,455
Boy, 5
41
1,638
Girl, 5
40
1,537
Boy, 6
46
1,722
Girl, 6
45
1,622
Boy, 7
51
1,820
Girl, 7
50
1,699
Boy, 8
56
1,911
Girl, 8
56
1,790
Boy, 9
63
2,018
Girl, 9
64
1,865
Boy, 10
70
2,124
Girl, 10
73
1,947

 

 

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