Thomas Acres Public School

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Cancer Council healthy lunch box

Health Lunch box

The average school child will eat more than 2,500 lunches during their 13 years at school.

Cancer Council's Healthy Lunch Box website is a one-stop-shop for everything families need to know about packing a healthy lunch box.

Parents will find information on the:

  • five food groups
  • what constitutes a healthy lunch box,
  • sandwich alternatives,
  • sandwich filling ideas
  • lots of quick and easy recipes and snack ideas
  • swaps for unhealthy snack foods
  • Regular healthy eating blogs

The website features an interactive healthy lunch box builder where parents can get their kids involved in planning the lunch box and choosing foods they will eat and enjoy.

School holiday essentials

Trying to keep the kids off the screens and not nagging for junk food can be difficult during the school holidays!  Let us help you keep the kids occupied with our Healthy Holidays Guide, full of fun activities that will discretely help them to eat more fruit and vegies and be more active these school holidays!  We even have some discounts exclusively for Cancer Council Healthy Lunch Box supporters!