These short videos provide real-life, practical examples of how local childcare services have embedded the Munch & Move program into their daily routines.

Watch the Munch video case studies for healthy eating ideas at your service. Watch the Move video case studies for physical activity and fundamental movement skills ideas at your service. Finally, the Monitor case study videos provide information on how to encourage and support appropriate use of screens at your service.

Munch Case Studies

To help get you started or for fresh ideas on implementing Munch & Move in your service, check out these videos from other Munch & Move services to see how easy it is to plan and prepare healthy meals, engage children to try new fruit and vegetables, encourage healthy lunchboxes and involve children in healthy eating learning experiences

Wattle glen case study
Wattle Glen Children’s Centre

Tracy, the service Cook, discusses how she has used the Caring for Children resource along with the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating recommendations to provide healthy meals to the children of the service. Tracy explains how simple adjustments were made to the way meals were served to better encourage children to try new foods.
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Fit Kidz case study
Fit Kidz Learning Centre

Melinda, the Director of Fit Kidz Learning Centre Vineyard, explains how since the implementation of Munch & Move  the service has seen an increase in requests for fruit and vegetables from the children. Families have also reported that their children have become more willing to try new foods at home. Tina, an educator in the preschool room, also discusses their ‘Garden Club’ initiative.
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Kieraview case study
Keiraview Children’s Centre

Educator Jodie from Keiraview Children’s Centre discusses how a group reading time activity can incorporate the Munch and Move key message of “Eat more fruit and vegetables”.   Jodie then extends the reading activity to a group discussion on how eating fruit is good for the body and asked the children to name fruits that they enjoy.
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St Stephen case study
St Stephen's Pre School Bellevue Hill

Service cook Tracy discusses how she has used the Caring for Children resource and Australian Guide to Healthy Eating to create a healthy service menu for children. Tracy explains how simple adjustments were made to the way meals were served to better encourage children to try new foods.
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Move Case Studies

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To help get you started or for fresh ideas on implementing Munch & Move in your service, check out these videos from other Munch & Move services to see how easy it is to plan active play opportunities throughout the day, add more physical activity to your existing program and adapt the children’s favourite games and songs to include FUNdmanetal movement skills:

Active play for 0-2yrs case study
Active Play for 0-2yrs

Educator Jodie adapts her knowledge of embedding physical activity into the daily routine of the preschool room, for the babies and toddler room. Jodie describes how she made the most of spontaneous opportunities for fun physical activity for this age group.
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Incorporating games case study
How to add more physical activity to your children’s games

Educator Jodie describes how she adapting structured games, such as Duck Duck Goose, to be more active. The video also shows how to include children in the planning of games and experiences.
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Incorporating FMS case study
Incorporating FMS skills into common games and songs

Educator Emma shows how to run an organised game inside, using Munch & Move resources. She does a warm up, encourages participation in an organised game that includes a fundamental movement skill and finishes with a cool down.
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Monitor Case Studies

To help get you started with implementing the Monitor message at your service, check out these great examples of how other Munch & Move services have implemented a Monitor learning experience with their children.

Sun Valley Preschool 

Educators and children had lots of discussion about screen time at their service. The children then drew their favourite activity to do at home that didn’t involve a screen. This was a great way to provide ideas to families on how to have less screen time. 

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North Rocks Preschool 

Brainstorm with Educators and children on activities that don’t need a screen! 

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2018 Screen Free Week Challenge

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Kindercare Learning Centre

Educators at Kindercare Learning Centre had fun with the children creating these displays- including a game of tennis between some fruit and vegetable carrots!

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Kidz on Regent Childcare Centre

Kidz on Regent Childcare Centre created an outdoor puppet theatre and a screen free bingo board. This board involved families selecting an activity that did not involve screens and taking a photo of them doing that activity with their child and add it to the bingo board.

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Healthy Eating Learning Experiences Western Sydney Case Study

 

Physical Activity at your Service Western Sydney Case Study

 

 

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