Crunch&Sip Blog

Turning to tech for fun with physical activity

  • Dec 28, 2021

While it doesn’t need to be two hours in the cricket nets or a Saturday morning 5k jog, kids do need to move often for their health and development, and the more different movements they do the better. While we may see technology as a foe of physical activity, there is plenty of fun to be found in fitness through tech, and it’s mostly free!

Healthy christmas wreath platters

Summer platters

  • Dec 07, 2021
  • Nicole Toia

Heading into summer and the holiday season, it’s all about BBQs, picnics, and classroom parties. Platters are a great way to bring something healthy and tasty along when you’re asked to bring a plate to share.

500 schools strong

  • Nov 10, 2021

On Friday the 29th of October the Crunch&Sip® team celebrated an exciting milestone, as St Simon Peter Catholic Primary School became the 500th school to join the program. Read more about the celebration here.

Pushy parents: Get your kids back into biking

  • Oct 20, 2021

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

Crunch the rainbow - rainbow vegetables

Crunch the rainbow

  • Oct 18, 2021
  • Nicole Toia

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.