Food Exploration Workshops

Please note: Due to Covid-19, group workshops are on hold until further notice.

Junior Foodie Classes - Parent-Child Workshops

Designed to foster happy, healthy relationships between kids and their food.

Whether you have a preschooler experiencing hesitancy around food, or a little foodie who's keen to learn more, these classes are perfect.

Bookings closed

What's involved?

  • The program consists of weekly parent-child group classes during school term

  • For children aged 3–6

  • Designed & facilitated by university-qualified nutritionist, Kate Curtis, who has specialised training in helping fussy eaters and problem feeders

  • Each session focuses on sparking curiosity and making food fun. This is achieved through a mix of sensory exploration, cooking and play in a relaxed and supportive environment

  • Each week, we learn about and explore a different seasonal food, with a creative cooking session to finish the term

  • Equipment and food provided.

Benefits:

  • The workshops help children develop positive relationships with food – an essential for healthy eating.

  • Early food experiences shape future food preferences and eating behaviours. By attending you help your child establish a preventive approach to good health. 

  • The program incorporates evidence-based strategies that help children gain interest in foods and encourage them to want to explore foods for themselves, taking the pressure off everyone.

  • Children gain knowledge, life skills and a greater appreciation for food.

  • Cooking with your kids at home is fun, right!? Well, not everybody agrees. The sessions save you the planning, set-up and cleaning associated with food-related activities in the home.

Classes proposed to resume as restrictions ease. To stay updated, please register your interest below.

Junior Food Explorers provides Nutrition & Feeding Help to Individuals, Families & Early Learning Centres

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Our services & benefits:  Hands-on sensory food, health & nutrition workshops | Nutrition activities for kids | Menus and healthy eating policy development | Children's feeding advice | Encouraging healthy eating practices without pressure or stress | Helping ELCs help their families raise great eaters | Getting kids excited about fruit & veg/vegetables/veggies | Developing healthy bodies and minds (including healthy attitudes and body image) | Reducing overweight & obesity risk | Reducing risk of dietary-related disease development through health prevention | Encouraging adventurous eaters.
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