Plant Fruit and Veg in Your Lunchbox

Encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables.

Fruit and vegetables are important for healthy eyes, skin and hair and protect against many diseases.

Information and Ideas


Children aged 0-5 years:

First food recipes

Introducing solid food

Finger food recipes

Food for under 5's

Start them right booklet - A parent's guide to  feeding children from birth to five years.

Early childhood lunchbox poster - Ideas for your child's lunchbox.



Children aged 5-12 years:

School lunchbox poster - ideas for your child's lunchbox.

Shopping for lunchboxes (video clip)

Lunchbox packing (video clip)

Lunchbox Builder - Cancer Council Healthy Lunch Box resource

Rubbish Free Lunch Ideas

Lunchbox tips and ideas

Fruit and Veggie Breaks - are they happening at your child's school and what to send?



Children of all ages:

Snacks swaps - snacks are "mini" meals. Try these swap ideas.

Health on the shelf - story books about healthy eating and being active

Gardening with kids

Lunchbox safety

Family Food Patch - resources and recipe ideas



Even more information

Find other programs and websites that promote eating fruit and vegetables