Nutrition with Sammy offers fun, interactive, and educational workshops and school incursions that align with the Australian School Curriculum. These nutrition workshops are offered throughout Brisbane and surrounding suburbs, targeting children from Years 3 to 9, as well as adults through a corporate-based workshop. Their mission is to inspire young minds to create a strong bond with their body, encouraging a deeper understating of themselves and nutrition. Through hands-on experiences including interactive digestive displays, food discovery games and mindful eating sessions, Sammy empowers children to develop lifelong healthy habits.
About Nutrition With Sammy
Sammy is a Qualified Nutritionist and devoted mother of two young boys. Her personal journey, marked by the onset of anxiety and panic disorders from a young age, fueled her mission to understand her own body and the connection between nutrition, mental health, and overall well-being.
Through her studies, Sammy discovered the incredible role food can play when it comes to our overall health. Her journey through motherhood also uncovered the importance of developing a healthy relationship with food, and teaching children the value of wholesome nourishment.
Sammy’s holistic approach to health goes beyond nutrition, delving into the intricate web of mind and body that shape our well-being.
With over 25 years of life and clinical experience and a background in entertainment, she has a unique talent for establishing connections with her audience by openly sharing her personal childhood struggles around anxiety and friendships. She keeps children engaged by demonstrating how their daily health choices can directly impact the aspects of life that truly matter to them.
Educating Kids About Nutrition With School Incursions
Designed to align with the Australian School Curriculum, and catering to primary aged school students from Prep to 6, as well as high school students in Years 7 to 9, Nutrition with Sammy’s school incursions are structured to complement the curriculum and to provide teachers with a valuable educational resource. Through interactive activities and hands-on experiences, Nutrition with Sammy makes nutritional education fun and memorable for all students.
Some of the key features of these incursions include:
- Digestive System Exploration: Students explore the inner workings of the system through an interactive and informative fun display.
- Healthy Eating Habits: Students learn healthy eating habits to improve digestion and overall health.
- Mindful Eating: Students learn to appreciate foods, creating a deeper connection with what they consume while listening to their body.
These school incursions offer a more holistic approach to nutritional education, inspiring students to adopt a healthier lifestyle, while meeting curriculum requirements.
Interactive Kids’ Nutrition Workshops
Nutrition with Sammy also offers a range of workshops designed for children (and their parents) aged 5 – 12 years. They are currently open to outside school cares, holiday programs and community clubs.
Sammy’s most popular workshop is her ‘Eat the Rainbow’ one, where children engage in a range of interactive experiences including a sensory-rich session of mindfully eating a rainbow of foods.
Aiming to enlighten your children through a journey into the world of nutrition, these workshops leave children inspired to make more informed decisions for themselves and their bodies.
“Sammy was the perfect partner to collaborate with for our kids wellbeing holiday camps at Lemonade Kids. After she held her first workshop, we immediately booked her for the following holiday break as the kids absolutely LOVED her interactive and informative session which all of the kids (and adults alike) could relate to. Highly recommend!” – Bec, Lemonade Kids (School Holiday Programs)
“…Sammy completed a workshop called ‘Eat The Rainbow’ at my shop, and her professional, fun, and outstanding nutritional knowledge made for the best workshop! You will not be disappointed!!!…” – Denise, Now Healthy Forest Lake (Health Shop)
“…Sammy has a deep understanding of children’s nutritional needs and a wonderful approach to educating them about healthy eating. …The interactive sessions and hands-on activities made learning about nutrition fun and engaging. Sammy has a warm and nurturing demeanour, which made the children feel comfortable and eager to participate. I highly recommend Sammy for anyone looking to instil healthy eating habits in children…” – Tammy Hare, Director at Kidz Magic (Day Care Centre)
“Sammy came to deliver educational, fun sessions to over 700 students aged 4-8 at our school’s Under 8’s Day. It was amazing ! She was enthusiastic, engaging and motivational to all students who visited. Her activities were exciting and loved by all and resources were bright, vibrant and eye catching. I would highly recommend Nutrition with Sammy to any school. The students thoroughly enjoyed learning about nutrition because Sammy made it so interesting.” – Sarah Walton, Deputy Principal (Pallara State School)
“I took my daughter to Sammy’s ‘eat the rainbow workshop’ and I left there very happy with the outcome. My daughter now likes cucumber, yellow capsicum and blackberries and is willing to keep trying some veggies as she now knows that her taste buds change every 2 weeks!” – Leticia Oliveira (Parent)
Frequently Asked Questions
Can incursions be custom designed for my school? Incursions are flexible and can be tailored to your school’s needs. Nutrition with Sammy also offers custom-designed workshops, such as those focusing more on mental wellness. Contact Sammy to discuss any specific requirements and preferences.
How long do the incursions last? 1 to 2 hours, depending on the year level and additional topics you’d like to cover.
How many students do the incursions cater for? They are recommended for groups of 25 to 50 students, offering a more interactive experience for individuals. They can accommodate full year levels, up to 100 students, although this may reduce some interactive elements.
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