Nutrition advice for everyone

Kids Nutrition Workshop

Kids Nutrition Workshop is conducted by an APD.  Each workshop has a theme which relevant to children.

Today children are presented with more food choices than ever before but getting them to eat their ‘fruit and veg’ is no easy feat – just ask any parent!


Some children don’t eat enough, whilst others only consume certain types of foods which is why the Sydney Dietetics team developed a specialised food education workshop program just for children - entitled ’Kids Nutrition Workshop'.


These workshops offer children invaluable nutritional advice and address common diet and nutrition myths. In particular, children will gain a better understanding of buzzwords and slogans like superfoods, low GI and low carbs and the hidden chemicals and preservatives found in processed and fast foods will be explored in a simplified manner.


Through this unique series of workshops, the Sydney Dietetics team will help children view food as part of daily life; children will learn that food is nourishing, gives them energy and helps them grow and will explore a smorgasbord of colour, tastes and textures rather than just ‘good’ and ‘bad’ food.


By participating in these workshops, children will understand the long-term health effects of excessive consumption of salt, fat and sugar and will learn to think critically about attractive food packaging and television advertisements.


Each workshop will be facilitated by an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and will include an interactive lesson which will involve completing a worksheet.


Children will then be invited to view a cooking demonstration with the facilitator, who will break each recipe down into a series of easy to follow steps. Following the cooking demonstration, children will head to their own workstations and create the dish. At the conclusion of the class,children will enjoy their dishes together as a group.


Sydney Dietetics believes it is vital for all children to develop a healthy relationship with food; whether your child is a fussy eater or inquisitive about nutrition – these workshops will tap into their natural curiosity and equip them with the knowledge and skills for happy and healthy life.


The lessons they learn from these Kids Nutrition Workshop will last a life time!

Pictures and video clip on our recent Kids Nutrition Workshop see how kids love to ask our dietitians about nutrition

Kids Nutrition Workshop: Ready, Steady, Cook conducted at Paddington School as part of vacation care
Kids Nutrition Workshop where kids are learning about how nutrition can affect their growth and health from our dietitian
Kids Nutrition Workshop where kids are making their own meals with the help of our dietitian
Kids Nutrition Workshop where kids are making new friends and cooking their own meals

In-School Program

The Kids Nutrition Workshop has been run as part of vacation care program and after school care program across Sydney.

Weekend and School Holiday Program

What?

A brief nutrition talk  and a cooking demonstration by one of our dietitians before a hands-on cooking session by the kids

When?

Saturdays 2:30pm to 4pm or Sundays 11:30am to 1pm

Where?

Pennant Hills or Balmain

Cost?

$30 to $45 per child.  All ingredients, recipes and information sheets included.

Upcoming workshops. 

  • Unless otherwise stated, all workshops will be held at the Hannaford Centre, 608 Darling St, Rozelle
  • $35 per child per workshop and a 10% sibling discount applies where there are two or more siblings in the same workshop.
  • You are advised to book early as workshops not reaching minimum enrolments one week prior to commencement may be cancelled.
New and exciting Kids Nutrition Workshop coming soon.

27 September 2015, Sunday, 2:30pm to 4pm Hannaford Centre, Rozelle (To be confirmed)

Theme - preschoolers' Paint and Eat workshop (2.5 to 5 years old)

This workshop is specifically designed by one of our in-house dietitians to get your preschoolers to try new foods.  They will be creating their masterpiece using a variety of foods with different colours and eat their creation at the end.

Cost: promotional price at $40 per head

5 September  2015, Saturday, 2:30pm to 4pm Hannaford Centre, Rozelle

Theme - Japanese bento box (healthy lunch box)

How Japanese school children's lunch box is prepared.

Recipe - rice balls and other popular lunch items found in bento box.

Cost: promotional price at $40 per head

Interested? To book your child into any of the workshop please fill in the form below.  Please fill in one form per child.  

To make booking for another child please click the "Make booking for another child" button below. PLEASE NOTE we will have to cancel or postpone a workshop if minimum numbers are not met. In this instance, a full refund or credit will be issued if we have received your payment. We will email you to confirm your booking closer to the date together with instructions on how to pay.
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PLEASE NOTE that by submitting the form above you are not guaranteed a position in that workshop. You will be notified with a confirmation email closer to the date of the workshop.  No bookings are confirmed until full payment has been received.

Kids Nutrition Workshops run for an hour and a half and include food for all participants. Cooking equipment are supplied for use in class and for OH&S reasons please ensure suitable clothing, including enclosed shoes, are worn. Please notify us of any food allergies or dietary requirements by completing the form on this webpage and try to arrive a few minutes early so everyone can start on time.

Terms & Conditions

  • Full payment are usually required upon booking. Please note, no bookings are confirmed until full payment has been made.
  • Management reserves the right to cancel or postpone a class if minimum numbers are not met. In this instance, a full refund or credit will be issued.
  • Please notify us of any cancellations at least 48 hours before the scheduled class time. Failure to do so may incur a cancellation fee.
  • We will not refund for failure to attend class without providing notification.

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