Healthy Celebrations at School
With a few easy changes, parents, teachers and school administrators can shift the focus of school parties and celebrations from unhealthy food to healthy fun.
Schools can promote a positive learning environment by shifting the focus from food during classroom celebrations. If food is served,it must be non-allergenic and compliant with school nutrition regulations.
Awesome Non-Food Celebration Ideas:
- Extra outdoor time
- Music and dancing
- Games, such asrelays or scavenger hunts
- Hold class outdoors
- Free choice time
- Read a story
- Outdoor movie day
- Dried/fresh fruit
- Fruit Smoothies/Fruit Sorbets
- 100% Fruit Juice
- Fresh Vegetables with hummus,guacamole, salad dressing
- Compliant items on the pre-approved list or on the Smart Snacks Product Calculator