Visit our information hub for ways to promote healthy eating in your organisation during coronavirus.

Early childhood services and OSHC case studies

Find out how these long day care and outside school hours care services have made healthy changes to their foods and drinks.

 

Skip to:

Long day care

   

Gippsland Lakes Community Health Children's Centre

 

GLCH Children's Centre's kitchen garden program teaches children about where their food comes from, and how things grow. And the produce they grow is included on the menu for the children to enjoy.

 

Watch more.

 

Child care educator showing children produce from the garden.

     

Berrimba Child Care Centre

 

Linking in with free, local community health programs helped Berrimba Child Care Centre promote healthy eating and healthy teeth!

 

Read more.

  Toddler eating lunch at a table, smiling.
     

Bridge Rd Early Learning Centre

 

Bridge Road ELC plan healthy menus using FoodChecker, and now meets the Achievement Program Benchmark for Healthy Eating and Oral Health, and became a Smiles 4 Miles awarded service.

 

Read more (PDF 509 KB).

  Toddler wearing a bib, with a yoghurt, smiling.
     

Bloom Early Learning

 

Learn how the Healthy Eating Advisory Service helped Bloom Early Learning provide healthier foods and drinks for their kids in this short video.

 

Watch more.

 

  Screenshot from a video. Young girl eating food in child care.
     

Yappera Children's Service

 

Yappera Children’s Service is an Aboriginal Community controlled, governed and managed Multifunctional Aboriginal Children’s Service in Thornbury, providing long day care and kindergarten for over 70 children.

 

See how forming strong partnerships with local organisations enabled Yappera to promote healthy eating for the children and their families.

 

Read more (opens in a new window).

  Child care educators with a child on their laps, sitting at a table with bowl of fruit.
     

 

Outside school hours care

   

Heany Park Outside of School Hours Care

 

Attending a Healthy Eating Advisory Service training session prompted some healthy menu additions at Heany Park Outside of School Hours Care. Hear direct from the students about what they think of the menu changes in this brief video.

 

Watch more.

 

 

  Screenshot from video, of children at a table eating food.

World 4 Kids / Big Childcare

Find out how World 4 Kids/Big Childcare overcame doubts and resistance to revolutionise the foods and drinks they provide and promote to children Victoria-wide.

 

Read more.

  Three young boys in the kitchen, chopping vegetables with chef.

Printer-friendly version