Vegetable Week and the Big Vegie Crunch Resources 2023
About the resources
Vegetable Week & The Big Vegie Crunch 2023 has now ended. It was a great success and a total of 46,354 students crunched on a vegetable during the week. The resources below remain available for all until Vegetable Week & The Big Vegie Crunch 2024. Interested in crunching with us in 2024? Registration will open soon.
Information about the resources is sent via the pre-event Resource eNewsletters. Please let us know if you are registered and haven’t received any Resource eNewsletters.
Vegetable Week & The Big Vegie Crunch is a quick and easy health promotion event aligned with Crunch&Sip® and Fruit & Veg Month. As such, the activity suggestions provided in the resources refer to already existing Crunch&Sip® and Fruit & Veg Month resources.
School Countdown clock
- Vegetable Week needs a mascot! In this year’s school competition, we will be looking for the most fun, cool and creative design. The winning mascot will be featured in promotional material and resources for Vegetable Week 2024.
- Prizes: The winning school receives a $400 Vegie Voucher, the winning student will win their mascot printed on totebags for their whole class! The two runner-up schools will each receive a $250 Vegie Voucher.
- How to enter? Download and print the Entry Sheets: School Competition entry sheet. Send up to 5 of your school’s best designs to email@example.com by Friday 31 March, 5pm.
- Terms & Conditions 2023 Vegetable Week & The Big Vegie Crunch School Competition
Whole of school resources
- DIY Stickers: please follow the instructions in this document to print your ‘I crunched’ stickers. Would like something small to DIY print? Use this document to print smaller ones.
- Get Ready! Get Steady! Get Crunching! – event planning resource with checklist
- Vegie Boost activity ideas for the whole school
- Fruit & Veg Month canteen ideas – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
- Vegetable Week & The Big Vegie Crunch recipes
- Vegie Boost in the classroom activity ideas
- Vegetable Science: Interactive whiteboard materials (lessons)
- Suggested examples of Vegetable Week activities that could be used to promote health literacy
- Vegie Boost classroom poster and teachers’ notes page
- Crunch&Sip® School Resource Folder
- Crunch&Sip® Quick Brain Breaks
- Looking for more vegie-related lesson ideas? Check out our Fruit & Veg Month Classroom Activities Summaries: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019
School communication resources
- School Newsletter Snippets (pre-event) and event logo
- School Newsletter Snippets (post-event)
- Schools Modifiable Media Release