Early Childhood Services

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Welcome to the Move Well Eat Well Early Childhood pages of our website. These pages provide Member long day care services and Child and Family Centres with information to support healthy eating and active play across their service community.

Member Early Childhood Services can access:

  • newsletter inserts

  • curriculum ideas, tips and guides

  • sample service polices and templates

  • displays and posters

  • tips, inspiration and ideas for families

Menu Planning Tools for Early Childhood Services

Joining and getting started with Move Well Eat Well

  • If you are a Tasmanian Long Day Care Service or Child and Family Learning Centre you can join Move Well Eat Well by emailing us and we will send you a Membership application form .

  • Website access - All Member services receive a user name and password at their orientation session. Make sure all staff at your service have it. If you have lost your login details email us and we will get them to you.

Keeping the momentum up

Move Well Eat Well support for your service


We have a small team of Dietitans that  are available to review your service's menus and speak with staff or parents about healthy eating topics.If your school is interested, get in touch with us and we can refer you on to a Dietitian.

Physical Activity Officers

We have a small team of Physical Activity Officers who are available to answer questions and provide information about physical activity topics. If your service is interested, get in touch with us and we can refer you on to a Physical Activity Officer.

The Move Well Eat Well Team

Our team is available over the phone, via email and in person to chat to you about and provide assistance with all things Move Well Eat Well.

Outside School Hours Care program resources

Your Early Childhood Service may also run Outside School Hours Care Programs for children in the 5-12 years range. Below are practical resources and information to help your service reach this age group with the Move Well Eat Well messages:

Move Well Eat Well practical resources:

Other practical resources:

Guiding documents for the primary school years:

Family Day Care and Occasional Care resources

To support Family Day Care services Move Well Eat Well has selected the most relevant resources around healthy eating and active play.

Move Well Eat Well practical resources:

Other practical resources:

Guiding documents:

If your Family Day Care Service has a question related to healthy eating or physical activity send us an email and we will forward your question onto our team's Dietitian or Physical Activity Officer.

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