Healthy Kids Eat Breakfast
Providing a healthy breakfast for your children is important as it contributes to their physical wellbeing and learning experiences at school.
When they have enough food to eat to start their day at school, that is healthy they will have the energy and concentration they need for the entire school day.
There are many days of the school year and keeping their breakfast interesting and full of nutrition can be challenging at times. It is achievable by using a variety of breakfast foods.
Providing a healthy breakfast for your children can help them feel better at school, if they are not feeling hungry they will be able to think and act in ways that will support them to learn and play in healthy ways.
10 Healthy Breakfast Ideas
- Whole grain cereal and milk (like oatmeal, wheat biscuits and muesli)
- Whole grain toasts with
- banana and honey
- peanut butter
- cream cheese and fruit
- smashed avocado, salt, pepper
- Cheesy toasties
- Breakfast Smoothies
- Eggs (like scrambled, boiled or fried)
- Yoghurt topped with fruit and muesli
- Fruit salad
- Baked beans on toast
For fussy easters why not try some foods that are not strictly breakfast
- Pita bread with dips, fruit and cheese
- Sandwich of any kind
Oral Health Information – SA Dental Service Clinic List
Need help with managing your Oral Health? To be eligible to attend a Community Dental Clinic, adults (or their adult dependents) need a current Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card. Clients are usually required to pay a contribution to the cost of their care. Staff will discuss fees before starting treatment. At the School Dental Service, dental care is FREE for all babies, children not yet at school and most children to age 17.
Download Oral-Health-Information—SA-Dental-Service-Clinic-List.pdf [43.62kb]
Recipe – Baked Potato
These recipes were developed by a group of volunteers from Foodbank and UnitingCare Wesley Bowden Community Foodies who worked alongside OPAL Charles Sturt. The recipes were designed to require only minimal cooking equipment – many can be produced using basic kitchenette facilities. They are easily adapted to use up whatever foods you have on hand from your fridge, pantry or garden.
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- Parents Helpline – The Parent Helpline is a telephone information service for parents in South Australia – 1300 364 100 .The Parent Helpline provides telephone information and support at any time 7 days a week. The helpline can assist with queries relating to child health, behaviour, nutrition and information for parents and about parenting.