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Giving children a healthy start sets them up for life!  Here you will find key information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids.

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Healthy Kids Resources

Start Them Right- A parent's guide to eating for under 5s
An easy read guide on how and what to feed your child from birth to five years.

The Being Active Matters booklet
Parent's guide to movement in the early years with practical and fun activity ideas.

Health on the Shelf
A selection of story books for children from Libraries Tasmania about food, culture and living well which you can borrow for free.

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Healthy Kids Partners

Link to the Healthy Tasmania portal

Link to Move Well Eat Well website

Tasmanian School Canteen Association inc. Helping keep Tassie Kids Healthy

Link to the Family Food Patch website

Latest News


  • Managing Meal and Snack Routines with More Time at Home 22 Apr 2020

    “I used to have routine but now the days seem to roll into one” parent Normal routines and usual activities like school and playdates have changed. Our eating routines may have changed too. More effort may be needed to keep to an eating schedule at home. Read more

  • Making a Meal Out of Something 17 Apr 2020

    Whether you want to limit trips to the supermarket or limit food waste, here are some ways to make the most of what you have in the cupboard, fridge and freezer. Plan meals for a few days ahead. A short list of meal ideas can help you plan your shopping list and use what food you already have. Read more

  • How to Keep Fruit and Vegetables Longer 15 Apr 2020

    Keen to shop less at the moment but aiming to eat fresh fruit and vegetables everyday? There are ways to keep fruit and vegetables fresh to last the distance. Read more

  • Screen Time in Uncertain Times 01 Apr 2020

    We know that children are using screens a lot more at the moment. Computers and devices have become important tools to help children learn and to stay connected to others. But how much time is ‘too much time’? Read more

  • Tips For Families to Help Keep Healthy and Safe 30 Mar 2020

    Are you after some simple tips to help keep healthy and safe when out and at home? Read more

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