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Healthy Holidays Guide

Date: June 27, 2023
Time to read: 5 min
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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!

School holiday essentials

Pre-planning holiday activities is key!

Step 1:  Download the school holiday activities calendar template.

Step 2:  Get your kids involved in planning their own calendar.  Browse the fun activities below and choose what you and your family would like to do and where they fit on the calendar.

Step 3: Bring on the holidays and have fun!

For inspiration check out the activities we have planned for our school holidays!

Colourful calendar of school holiday activites

🍕 Get creative in the kitchen!

Pop your chef hat on and start creating in the kitchen!  Try some of these fun food activities over the holidays.

Stack of banana pikelets

  • Find a snack you would like to try – bonus points if you make it and share with your friends and family!
  • Make a ‘pizza face’ – check out our easy pizza recipe and make your own Pizza Face.
  • Create your own toastie – see our ideas for inspiration.
  • Build your own lunch box – get inspired and make a delicious lunch box.

For more ideas on what you can make in the kitchen, check out our recipes or visit our Healthy Lunch Box YouTube channel.

✂ Get crafty!

Have some delicious fun with these activities.

A cardboard box with cut outs for a bag of popcorn,guacamole and corn chips

  • Plan a movie night – check out our easy steps on how to make your own personalised movie tray and fill with delicious snacks!
  • Create your own cafe – design a menu, choose some recipes and make a meal for your family.
  • Get some colour into your life – download and complete our Fantastic fruits and Veg-licious vegies colouring-in templates.
  • Build your own SunSmart sun catcher – and play the game with your friends and family.

🏃‍♀️ Get moving

Plan some fun activities to keep moving throughout the holidays!

Kids being active


If you are going outside, download our free SunSmart App to find out when sun protection is required in your location!

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