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Do those carrot sticks keep coming home at the bottom of the school bag every day? Bit of introductory content that could change all the time and link to events or recipes

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Teachers

Are your students struggling to get through the school day? Consider offering a daily Crunch&Sip break and allowing your students to refuel on fresh vegies, fruit and to sip on water in the classroom. The rules are flexible, so work out what is best for yourself and your students.

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Parents

Navigating the lunchbox scene can be tricky, but we’ve got you! Check out our handy guides for packing Crunch&Sip and healthy lunchboxes and make sure your kids get the most out of their school day.

Latest news

Oct 20, 2021

Pushy Parents: Get your kids back into biking

Whether you’re racing to school, or spending holiday time with the family, riding a bike provides the excitement of adventure as well as whole-body health benefits. Making physical activity family-friendly helps role model healthy behaviours for kids, which can make them more likely to continue to be active and healthy as they grow up

Oct 19, 2021

Unicorn Noodles: A magical science experiment for your classroom

Turn your science lesson into a magical experiment. This Unicorn noodle recipe is a fun classroom or home activity that mixes science and cooking into one lesson.

Crunch the rainbow - rainbow vegetables Oct 18, 2021

Crunch the Rainbow

This term we challenge you to crunch the rainbow for Crunch&Sip® by making a rainbow in your classroom. Eating different coloured fruits and vegetables provides lots of different vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Which is why crunching on a rainbow will help kids get the right balance of nutrients they need for a healthy body.

Sep 22, 2021

Our guide to a healthy and happy day at the Royal Show

Spring is here which means it’s almost time for the annual Perth Royal Show to roll into town! With so many things to see and do, it’s a good idea to take some time to plan your visit before jumping in the car or on the train and setting off. Otherwise, this fun filled day out can end up costing you a lot more than just the tickets at the gate. To minimise the money spent (and the meltdowns) try some of our top tips for a healthy and happy day at the Show.

Healthy lunch Jul 23, 2021

Super snacks for school sports

Sports carnivals are demanding for students and teachers alike. Reaching for healthy food can help to keep your concentration up all day, whether it’s for coordinating competition or for teaching in the classroom.

Kids drinking water Jul 23, 2021

Hydration in junior sport – Podium not sodium

Sports drinks are consumed by around 14% of young people on any given week in Australia yet they offer no benefits to children participating in any type of exercise, and one bottle has the same amount of sugar as a can of coke. We dive into hydration for junior sports, why water is the best option for kids, and why we shouldn’t be sucked in by sugary sports drinks.

Newest WA Certified Schools

West Balcatta Primary School
Certified in:
September 2021
Suburb/Town:
Balcatta

A warm welcome to West Balcatta Primary School, who are now part of our Crunch&Sip program.

St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School
Certified in:
September 2021
Suburb/Town:
Margaret River

A warm welcome to St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School, who are now part of our Crunch&Sip program.