Posts Tagged by 100th Day of School
A Year of Healthy Class Parties: A Planning Guide for Parents & Teachers
|September 25, 2014||Posted by Stacy under 100th Day of School, Classroom parties, Healthy classroom treats, Healthy parties, Healthy school snacks, Healthy treats, Junk food in school, School parties, Sugar, Valentine's Day|
For the past several years, I’ve been chief party planner in my kids’ elementary classrooms. I chose the role in hopes of having healthy class parties, and it really has worked out great. While a couple parents struggled with the absence of cupcakes, the vast majority have embraced the healthy change. And the children? They haven’t batted an […] more
Celebrating the 100th Day of School Without Junk Food
|January 23, 2014||Posted by Stacy under 100th Day of School, Junk food in school|
The 100th Day of School is coming up at my kids’ elementary school, and this year, I’m hoping it won’t be another junk food spree. Like many schools, ours celebrates the 100th day of the school year with activities related to the number 100. In the past, these activities have included making a 100th Day of […] more
Taking a Stand Against Junk Food in School: Why It’s Hard–But We Need to Anyway!
|February 28, 2013||Posted by Stacy under 100th Day of School, Classroom treats, Cupcakes, Food Nazis, Improving school food, Junk food in school, School parties, School policy, Sugar|
It’s February 28, and barring any unforeseen treats at school today, here’s a final tally of my first grader’s classroom junk food scores for the month: two frosted cupcakes; chocolate fudge; salt-water taffy; a bag of 100 Days of School trail mix consisting of candy corn, marshmallows, Cheez-Its, and yogurt-covered pretzels; and a big box filled with Valentine’s candy (mini […] more
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