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.

Children aged 5-12 years:

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:

Food safety: how to keep food cold in the lunchbox

Food safety: how to pack a hot lunch

Warming lunch ideas

Packing a lunchbox for care, school or just out and about

What's in your Lunchbox? poster - ideas for your child's lunchbox.

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

Handy food basics

Super snack recipes

Recipes from around the world

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