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Veg Power UK in Lambeth School in London, UK 03 March 2023


The creative theme this year is all about fun ways to eat vegetables. We’ll be encouraging kids to get those gnashers to work defeating those veg one big bite at a time, and we are planning some great chomp visuals and fun.

We have lesson plans, craft projects and much more to support schools this year…

For Welsh and bilingual resources for Welsh schools click here.

Starts 19 February – Ends 28 March

Information for families


Please download and share with your parents and carers this super simple guide to the campaign. It’s been designed to email or post to social media or parent portals, and works well on mobile phones. This will help build excitement and empower parents and carers to maximise the lasting effect – getting their kids eating more veg.



Why not kick-off the programme in your schools with an assembly? We have an assembly, with PowerPoint and video.

Social Media Toolkit


Our campaign is about everyone coming together – parents, carers, catering teams, schools, local government, nutritionists etc. – to help get our kids eating more veg. Social media is where that community meets to support and inspire each other.

Please read our social media toolkit for all the dates, hashtags, a few ideas and a link to resources to support you on social.




Check our out wide selection of posters you can download and print.

Asset Pack


Do you need design assets to create your own lesson plans, notices, t-shirts, posters , reports etc?  Click here to access a folder packed full of images, fonts, colours, backgrounds and more.

Supporters' Badges


It’s the thousands of school caterers, teachers and community workers who make Eat Them to Defeat Them such a success. We are hugely grateful for the immense support so many have given to this campaign.  If you would like to show off your support for Eat Them to Defeat Them, here are a selection of Supporter’s Badges for you to add to your website and use in social media.

Partner School


Veg around the world – lesson plans


To support the campaign in class we have created a series of curriculum-compliant and teacher-friendly lesson plans, adaptable across Reception/P1 to Year 4/P5, with the theme “Exploring vegetables from around the world”.



Arts and craft are a great with engage children with vegetables. Checkout our facemasks, crown and cut-out and colour vegetables.



Vegetables are excellent for teaching numeracy and literacy. Check out these great worksheets from our friends at HC3S and Numicon from Oxford University Press.



Sensory education is an amazing way to not only teach children about senses to explore vegetables that encourages many children to give them a taste. We have lesson plan and worksheets from our good friends at TastEd.


Looking to create your own Eat Them to Defeat Them slides? Here’s a handy template for you