Crunch & Sip classroom resources
Crunch & Sip style programs (Munch & Crunch / Brain Breaks) involve schools and teachers scheduling time in class to allow children to eat fruit and vegetables and drink water in the classroom.
The benefits of a fruit, vegetable and water in class include:
- Exposing students to the concept of daily fruit and vegetable consumption helps build lifelong healthy eating habits.
- The break reinforces other nutrition education messages delivered in the classroom.
- Water and healthy food consumption can help improve students’ behaviour, and ability to concentrate and learn in the classroom.
Learn more about Crunch & Sip in schools by watching our video – St Paul’s Lutheran College and Mansfield State School share their experiences in implementing programs in their schools.
Curriculum linked classroom activities can be undertaken during Crunch & Sip. For ideas explore our resources below.