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Munch & Move

Munch & Move is a NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time.

Healthy eating resources


Caring for children - Birth to 5 years


The Caring for Children resource provides practical information for cooks, directors and educators to meet the food and nutrition needs of children aged from birth to five years, whilst in care.

Associated resources include:

  • Two Week Menu Planning Tool
  • Nutrition Checklist for Menu Planning
  • Nutrition Checklist for Planning Sandwich Menus
  • Lunchbox Checklist for Food Brought from Home for 2-5 year olds

Download the manual and resources from Caring for children - Birth to 5 years


Caring for Children - Birth to 5 years image  

Healthy food for babies & toddlers

Use the healthy food for babies & toddlers resource to help guide you provide healthy food at your centre and/or at home.

Healthy Food for Babies & Toddlers  

Food cards activity

Use these Food Cards and our Activity Sheet to organise practical games that focus on healthy eating.

Food Cards Activity image  

Fact cheets

Reduced fat milk

Use these food cards and our activity sheet to organise practical games that focus on healthy eating.

Reduced Fat Milk  

Other fact sheets

A range of Munch & Move fact sheets (some available in languages other than English) are also available. Topics include:

  • Encourage and support breastfeeding

  • Encouraging children to try new foods and managing fussy eaters

  • Select healthier snacks

  • Healthy lunchboxes

  • Dairy for young children

  • Choose water as a drink

  • Eat more fruit and veg

View, download, print and order these fact sheets at: (Munch & Move fact sheets)

Other Fact Sheets  

Policy templates

Use the ​Munch & Move sample nutrition policy template and the sample breastfeeding policy to help develop a policies for your service:

(at - Munch & Move resources)

Did you know? - Newsletter snippets

Use the did you know? newsletter snippets in your newsletter to highlight healthy eating to families.

Simply copy and paste the newsletter snippet images into your newsletters.

Did You Know?  

More resources & links

More Munch & Move resources can be found at: (Munch & Move Resources)