Thursday, April 30, 2015

Healthy Active Kids plus Nestle Giveaway


What's on your plate kids? You may remember that my kids were offered to take part in the Healthy Active Kids session which was held by Nestle at the Royal Easter Show. We couldn't say no to kids cooking and it was their first time at the Show. They made these easy Rice Paper Rolls and Yummy Apricot Balls on specially designed plates which shows the kids how much food they put in each section. Too easy.

As a mum I know we are always looking for a fantastic resource which gets kids involved in the kitchen and promotes awareness of what foods your kids should be eating and trying new things. Nestle have teamed up with the Australian Institute of Sport to raise awareness and promote physical activity among primary school age children.

As part of the program, the website www.healthyactivekids.com.au is an interactive resource for parents and teachers, to educate children to lead healthy, active lives.


Recently we made these ANZAC biscuits in honour of our heroes who fought in WWI. All the kids were involved and although it was tricky getting the balls made and a few tears were shed by my son we eventually got these delicious bikkies in the oven. I love, love, love these biscuits and the kids ate them and knew exactly what went into the product.

Most days I have these on the chopping board as part of the school lunch box. It's good to start healthy eating habits early and keep trying instead of going for packaged foods all the time. I really suggest you check out the Healthy Active Kids website as it has resources for families, teachers, and of course kids to start a healthy lifestyle.

We also made these Hazelnut balls as a sweet treat because you can have some sweetness in your life. My 8 yr old daughter enjoyed making these so much and they just include rice bubbles, hazelnut spread, hundreds and thousands and dessicated coconut.

** Now for the extra fun part, the Giveaway: Nestle have kindly provided some packs which includes 2 of the Healthy Kids plates, 2-3 aprons, two adult plates, and some lunch box stickers.

What you need to do: I'd love to see some recipes, pics and things you've done with your kids to promote a healthy active lifestyle. Please e-mail them to me at allthingsmum@hotmail.com and include any links to your own blog if you'd like. We'll choose a winner on 15 May 2015 and send out an e-mail.


**These views are the personal views of Kim of All Things Mum and do not necessarily reflect the views of Nestlé

1 comment:

  1. Sent you some photos of (just some) our favourite home made foods!

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