Resources for teachers, childcare educators and parents









FREE RESOURCES for childcare educators, teachers and caregivers. After reading the books, childcare educators, teachers and parents can discuss the stories with children. This will help reinforce the teaching points within the stories and open further discussion on food allergies and how it may relate to your child, childcare centre or school.

Below are some printable teaching resources.


Download your FREE certificate

Certificates Present your child or the classroom with our Allergy Aware Certificate.
Thank you for raising awareness in your childcare centre or school

Our double-sided gloss certificates can also be ordered for allergy week.

click here to order

Teachers can contact us for FREE craft and colouring pages.

craft and colouring pages for teachers
Please send my school craft templates from the Allergy Books

Information sheet for Parents

What is Anaphylaxis?

Book Week Activities for teachers

books-light-up-worldBook Week Activities for teachers – Allergy Books Light Up Our World
Email us for a Book Week poster to display at your local library or school.










Book Week 2019
Theme: Reading is My Secret Power
Dates: 17 – 23 August 2019
Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators, and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.

Contact Us if you would like to raise awareness of allergies over BOOK WEEK.

You can dress up as Thai, Rabbie or Finn. We have FREE craft, masks of the book characters Thai and Finn for school parades, special book week colouring pages and activities all related to our books helping to educate others about ALLERGIES. 

Book Week - allergiesBook week dressup

How to use an auto-injector

If you have a child with a food allergy, share this video with family and friends. How to use an auto-injector.

Instructional video on how to use an EpiPen®

Changes to instructions on EpiPen® administration 13 June 2017

The devices have not changed, just the instructions on the label, which now include:

  • Reduced injection time from 10 to 3 seconds – this is based on research confirming delivery of adrenaline through the 3 second delivery time.
  • Removal of the massage step after the injection – this has been found to reduce the risk of irritation at the injection site.

A new short video featuring Dr Andrew Rochford, explaining the changes


Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia Inc (A&AA) strives to raise awareness of life-threatening allergy in the community and provides science-based information, resources and services to support children and adults living with severe allergy and the risk of anaphylaxis.
Anaphylaxis Australia link

School and childcare resources

My Food Allergy Friends is Australia’s dedicated provider of educational allergy resources. The aim of our Food Allergy SMART Program is to help parents and teachers educate kids about allergies using our books and resources, children can have fun while learning about allergies.

Childcare centres and schools can put the Food Allergy Smart program in place by using our ALLERGY PACKS or booking a SESSION to teach kids about food allergies and ways to be Food Allergy SMART.

Helping you with allergy education in childcare and schools.






Allergy Medical

Developed and supervised by allergist, Prof Pete Smith, Allergy Medical is a doctor-operated clinic dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and management of allergies. Bridging the gap between your GP and specialist care, Allergy Medical provides more people with a more timely solution to their allergy problems. You don’t need a referral, and there’s no long waiting list. So you can fast-track your treatment, and get well sooner rather than later.
Allergy Medical Link

Your trusted Queensland allergy specialists.

At Queensland Allergy Service we have two very experienced allergy clinicians who will provide a tailored consultation aimed at educating about allergies for better quality of life.

ASCIA anaphylaxis resources

Including ASCIA Action Plans, FAQs about adrenaline auto-injectors and guidelines.

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training

For schools and childcare services

AusEE Inc

A charity dedicated to improving lives affected by eosinophilic disorders.


If you register your adrenaline auto-injector with the Program, we will send you a reminder to renew your prescription before you pass the Expiry Date. You can choose SMS, Email or standard mail options for the reminder.

Allergy New Zealand is a national charity that provides you with reliable information, education and support so you can manage your or your child’s allergy and live an active and healthy lifestyle. For links and resources Click Here


Works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis.


Your home for education, advocacy, & connection with others affected by life-threatening food allergies & anaphylaxis.

One in ten people in Australia has asthma. It affects people of ages. Allergies and asthma often occur together.

Need Support?

Allergy Support Hub

The Allergy Support Hub provides frontline support for Allergic individuals and their families. ASH was started out of an identified need for support services that provide direct social and emotional help to individuals with a diagnosed Allergy and their families. International research indicates that people living with an Allergic condition may experience stress and anxiety associated with the daily management of one – or often multiple Allergies, including Anaphylaxis – which then impacts that individual and their families quality of life. Read More

Simone Albert – Food Allergy Counselling

Why Counselling?

Counselling supports and helps individuals and families navigate through fear, anxiety, or ongoing high levels of stress as a result of managing a life with food allergies. Simone is a registered counsellor that educates, advocates, increases awareness and supports allergy families and the wider community as she understands first hand how living with allergies affects the entire family.  Read More

Food Allergy Week

Thai & Rabbie

Thai & Rabbie

Food Allergy Week is an initiative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia. The week helps to promote and develop through education, research and ongoing support, the awareness of food allergy amongst Australians. See how you can help.

“Check out our Event Page to see what we are up to for Food Allergy Week. Hope to see you there!”





My Food Allergy Friends

Helping To Raise Awareness