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Birthday Treats

If you choose to bring in food to share, please provide for all serving needs, including napkins, plates or utensils.

Some healthy food choices are:

  • Fruit smoothies
  • Trail mix
  • Fruit kabobs
  • Yogurt parfaits
  • Applesauce or fruit cups
  • Raw veggies with dip
  • Berries with Cool Whip
  • Graham crackers with apple butter
  • Whole grain chips and salsa
  • Whole grain crackers with cheese

Children can have all kinds of health issues and allergies, so check with the classroom teacher before you decide on any treats.  

With our school focus on healthy habits, we appreciate your choices in snacks that are low sugar and fat.  Thank you.

 

 

Birthday Party Ideas

birthday party ideas

Keep in mind that each student's birthday can mean multiple celebrations:  one at home with family, a party with friends, and then another at school.  Food need not be a part of school parties.  Instead, you can find other lovely ways to recognize your child, celebrate them and make them feel special.

Teachers will often do some of these things....
  • Make a sign, sash, crown, button, or badge for the birthday child.
  • Let the birthday child be the teacher's assistant for the day;  they can do special tasks like make deliveries to the office or be line leader.
  • Let the birthday child choose an activity of a game.
  • Allow the student to pick a book and invite someone to come to the classroom to read it.
  • Play an indoor/outdoor game of the child's choice.
fresh fruit and healthy food