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Inala Indigenous Health Service - Healthy Jarjums Resources

This resource is to assist early childhood professionals implement activities and teach young children about foods that are good for their bodies. Better nutrition improves quality of life.

This resource will also contribute to embedding Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the early years curriculum by teaching children in years P-3 about healthy food from an Indigenous perspective.

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I am healthy because
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Why is food important?
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Grow, glow, go
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Places to get food
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The food star
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Traditional hunting
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When my family eats
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Bush tucker
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Stay safe in the kitchen
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Dangers in the kitchen
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Image of the Healthy Jarjums booklet
Cover page of the Healthy Jarjums booklet

Healthy Jarjums online workshop video - to support teachers and other relevant staff to use the Healthy Jarjums resource.


  • overview of the Healthy Jarjums resource
  • how Healthy Jarjums fits into the curriculum
  • how to use the lesson plans
  • additional resources
  • engaging with the local community

Length: 1 hour 17 minutes

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Last updated: 3 December 2013