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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.

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

  • Sep 22, 2021

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.

Super snacks for school sports

  • Jul 23, 2021

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.

Hydration in junior sport – Podium not sodium

  • Jul 23, 2021

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.


Salvaging school snacks

  • Jul 16, 2021

Let us help you repurpose those lunchbox rejects! We all know that sometimes the lunchbox comes home with a few bits and pieces left rattling around. Luckily the bits that get left behind don’t have to end up in the bin. Whether it’s a bruised banana, some chewy carrots, or a mushed-up muffin, we’ve got you covered with six simple ways to salvage the food that didn’t get eaten.