Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood resources

The Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood (Get Up & Grow) resources promote the key messages included in the healthy eating and physical activity guidelines.

Page last updated: 09 July 2013



The resources include a director/coordinator book, a staff and carer book, a cooking for children book, a family book, six posters, fourteen brochures and four stickers.

Specific Get Up and Grow resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childcare educators, families and carers have been developed and include a staff handbook, seven brochures and five posters.

The Get Up & Grow resources are available in English and nine non-english languages (Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipino, Korean, Indonesian, Malaysian, Arabic, Turkish and Spanish).

Get Up & Grow Resources

Directors/Coordinators Book
The most detailed of all the Guidelines resources. Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity, how to develop nutrition and physical activity policies and ways to support and encourage staff, carers and families.
Format: A4 Spiral Bound, 220 pages
NMM Order Code: HW 01


Staff handbook
Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.
This book is currently unavailable to order as a hard copy but can be downloaded from this website
Format: B5, 84 pages
NMM Order Code: HW 02


Family Book
Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.
Format: B5, 76 pages.
NMM Order Code: HW 04


Cooking for Children Book
Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.
Format: B5, Spiral bound, 82 pages.
NMM Order Code: HW 03

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Posters
Six posters for early childhood settings to encourage healthy eating and physical activity in young children. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

Stickers
Four full colour stickers for early childhood settings.

Brochures
Get Up & Grow Brochures Fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.


Get Up and Grow Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childcare educators, families and carers

Staff handbook
Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity. The handbook aims to support staff and carers in early childhood settings. Includes information on breastfeeding, infant formula, introducing first foods, healthy foods and drinks, and physical activity.
Format: A5, 150 pages.
NMM Order Code: HW 276


Brochures seven full colour booklets covering essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support childcare staff and families.

Posters five full colour posters for early childhood settings to encourage healthy eating and physical activity in young kids.


Translated versions

Translated versions of the Get Up & Grow resources are now available to download.

Traditional Chinese

Vietnamese

Filipino

Korean

Indonesian

Malaysian

Arabic

Turkish

Spanish



Ordering publications

To order any of the english publications please complete the order form.

Additional information on ordering publications.


Promotional Brochure

Promotional brochures outlining the Get Up & Grow resources and the Indigenous Get Up and Grow resources listed above are available to download.

Get Up & Grow Resource and Ordering Guide (PDF 2684 KB)
Get Up & Grow Resource and Ordering Guide (HTML)

Get Up & Grow Resource and Ordering Guide - For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care staff, carers and parents (PDF 1724 KB)
Get Up & Grow Resource and Ordering Guide - For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care staff, carers and parents (HTML)

For further information about this project, please email PHD Frontdesk with your query.

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