Malibu School puts fruit and veggies at centre of healthy learning


Malibu School students Theo Legg, Bailey Barber and Finley Lyell with Vegie Man.
Malibu School students Theo Legg, Bailey Barber and Finley Lyell with Vegie Man.

FRUIT and vegetables were front and centre at Malibu School in Safety Bay for a Crunch & Sip activity.

Students enjoyed morning tea with fresh produce such as carrots, celery, strawberries and watermelon donated by Malibu Fresh.

The Cancer Council WA’s Vegie Man attended and received a celebrity welcome.

The aim of the event was to promote healthy eating through participating in fun activities and increase student’s daily fruit and vegetable consumption.

The event also highlighted the importance of parents packing a well-balanced healthy lunchbox for students full of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Government research shows Western Australian kids aren’t eating enough fruit and vegetables, with five out of six not eating enough vegetables and one out of nine not eating enough fruit.

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