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Insulated lunchbox with water bottle
Jan 21, 2020

Food safety tips

As we hit the hottest months of the year it’s the perfect time to talk about food safety. Whilst packing lunch from home is a cost effective option, when lunchboxes are not stored properly and kept cool there is a risk of food spoilage and potentially food poisoning.

Image of school girl holding and apple and water bottle
Jan 13, 2020

Kick start the year with healthy habits

A new year, a new class and a fresh start. Establishing classroom routines and rituals can include building healthy habits. Here are some tips on how to embed Crunch&Sip and SunSmart practices from the start of the year.

image of celery sticks as reindeers using food for decoration
Dec 10, 2019

COOKING WITH KIDS THIS CHRISTMAS

With the summer holidays just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about some fun and easy family activities that won’t break the bank. Why not get your kids helping in the kitchen and create some yummy festive snacks to enjoy with family and friends.

Kids prepare a healthy lunch
Jan 24, 2019

Parent nutrition education sessions

National and state data tells us that the consumption of vegetables is far below recommended levels with 5 out of 6 WA kids (84%) aged 4-11 years failing to meet recommendations. Eeek!

Students participate in the Great Vegie Crunch
Oct 19, 2018

Great Vegie Crunch wrap up 2018

No it wasn't an earthquake during the first week of September, it was the sound of 27,000 kids from across Western Australia crunching on fresh vegetables while participating in The Great Vegie Crunch event.

orange or donut?
Jun 25, 2018

The sweet truth

Sugar. It’s sweet, sticky and helps the medicine go down, but did you know that more than two-thirds of Aussie kids eat more of it than they should?