Crunch&Sip Blog

Junk food campaign on the back of a bus

Creating healthy environments for kids

  • Jan 28, 2021

We know that WA families are trying to stay healthy and well. But the world around us doesn’t make this easy, especially when junk food industries are allowed to market their products to kids, and build their unhealthy outlets anywhere they want.

Back to school chalk board and healthy lunchbox

KickStart Crunch&Sip- Staying motivated

  • Jan 21, 2021

Crunch&Sip is the perfect way to fill hungry little tummies with a healthy snack of vegetables or fruit and to hydrate with water. Hungry kids can be grumpy kids so not only is Crunch&Sip an opportunity to eat extra serves of veg and fruit, it is also reported to improve concentration and behaviour. We have pulled together some tips to help you stay motivated and to continue Crunch&Sipping in your classroom.

Teaching staff discussing health and wellbeing policy

How to develop a school health and wellbeing policy

  • Jan 14, 2021

While there may be some departmental policies or guidelines available to guide your school such as the Healthy Food and Drink Policy, schools are usually left to navigate the complex world of health and wellbeing on their own. See our tips to help you create a comprehensive health and wellbeing policy.

Fresh ideas for a safe summer holiday

  • Dec 07, 2020

The summer holidays are nearly here! While we’re all ready to take a well-earned break, it’s important not to press pause on those healthy habits that you’ve worked hard to make part of your usual school routine. Keep your family safe and well through the hot summer months by continuing to be sun smart, packing lots of water, reaching for healthy snacks and keeping your food cool when it counts.


Gifts outside the box

  • Nov 27, 2020

If you’re starting to panic just thinking about gift-giving, we’ve got some fun and interesting ideas for things you can make at home or in the classroom. These gifts are more thoughtful and more nourishing than a pack of bickies. They’re also a fun way to get the kids involved in the spirit of giving!

Strawberry Santas

Chrissie cooking competition!

  • Nov 27, 2020

Enjoy the many benefits of cooking with your kids this Christmas for your chance to win! Crunch&Sip and the WA School Canteen Association (WASCA) are encouraging canteens, teaching staff, parents and children to get creative in the kitchen and enter our healthy Christmas snacks competition. Create healthy Christmas themed snacks for a chance to win some great prizes.