Creating a vegetable garden at your school can be a great platform for student engagement and learning. It can provide learning about healthy eating, science, the environment and help increase a student’s motivation to learn. Check out our ‘Guide to School Gardens’!
Sugar can be hiding in your child’s drink under names like glucose, dextrose, sucrose, corn syrup, etc. Pack a reusable water bottle with your child when they go to school so they can quench their thirst with the healthiest option.
Learning about and practicing healthy eating at school can help students to develop life-long healthy eating habits. We have ideas for Educators & Administrators, Parents & Students and School Community Councils
Are you an educator looking for ways to incorporate healthy eating into your classroom? This great resource provides key information on why healthy eating is important in the classroom. There are also great lesson plans and school activities. Take a look for more information!
As kids head back to school, check out these great eating ideas to incorporate into the classroom this school year. There are a variety of options which include interactive classroom ideas, curriculum support, PPM 150 information and so much more.
Having a hard time thinking of different snacks and lunches to send to school with your child? Take a look at this great lunchbox activity! Put it up on your fridge and get your child involved by having them pick out what items they want in their lunch.
Sugar sweetened beverages are the main source of added sugar in the daily diet of children and youth. Check out page 14 of our Healthy Schools Newsletter to find out how your students can their drink with a student leadership project!
Grow some peachy keeners in your classroom with the Vegetable and Fruit Curriculum Resource! Find ready to use classroom activities, handouts and supportive resources to help get your students growing with vegetables and fruit
Are you thinking about starting a school garden? School gardens are gaining momentum as a valuable new platform for student learning. For information on starting a school garden, check out our new resource ‘A Guide to School Gardens’
Is your school looking to incorporate healthy eating into all areas of the school? This great resource offers examples of different ways the school can incorporate healthy eating into the classroom and into the school. It is based on the Foundations for a Healthy School document and gives great ideas on how to get started!
Healthy food helps students to be settled, attentive and ready to learn! Take a look at our website to see all the great healthy eating ideas and strategies for educators, school councils, parents and students.
Do you need fundraising ideas for your school? There are great ideas such as healthy pizza days, silent auctions, selling magazines or growing vegetables/herb plants in science class and selling them to raise money. Visit the link to learn more!
Looking to incorporate at your school? We have just the resource for you! Healthy eating school newsletter inserts provide various ideas for the school and for parents when it comes to meals and snacks for kids.