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Teacher resources

Take your class on a Healthy Lunchbox Week adventure!

Each adventure includes five pit stops to help the class complete their lunchbox journey by the end of the week.

The below Healthy Lunchbox Week teacher resources have been developed by Accredited Practising Dietitians from Nutrition Australia ACT with advice from early childhood and primary school teachers. The intention of the adventure activities is for children to have positive exposure and engagement with healthy food and drink that could be applied to their own lunchboxes. It is not intended for teachers to judge or rate children’s lunchboxes nor for children to compare their own lunchbox contents among their peers.

Teachers are encouraged to adapt these activities to suit their students and classes. 

Each classroom adventure kit contains teacher notes, activity templates, pictorial guides, adventure planning map and class certificate of completion. To access these free resources simply download by clicking the download button on your chosen adventure below.

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Reading adventure

Preschool - Year 2

The class will read five stories that convey positive food messaging.

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Build a rainbow

Kindergarten - Year 2

The class will create a rainbow collage filled with fruits and vegetables.

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The fantastic five

Kindergarten - Year 6

Students will create a lunchbox poster filled with foods representing each of the five food groups.

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Around the world

Year 1 - Year 6

The class will create a multicultural lunchbox collage filled with foods representing five different countries.

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Rainbow tasters

Kindergarten - Year 6

Students will have the opportunity to try a range of coloured fruits and vegetables.

Share your adventure

When your class has completed their Healthy Lunchbox Week adventure, fill in the certificate included in your adventure kit. This certificate can be proudly displayed in the classroom, in the school newsletter or social media pages. Use the hashtag #healthylunchboxweek, and you might be featured on Nutrition Australia's social media pages too! 

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