Are you interested in improving the food environment at your child’s school? Concerned about classroom cupcakes, candy rewards, or school food? I can help! Check out the posts below.
10 Food-Free Ways to Celebrate Birthdays At School
Stickers, crowns, homework passes & other creative and fun ways to celebrate birthdays at school without food (and that kids will love!)
Valentine's Day Class Party Idea: Have a "Red Tasting Party"
If you’re looking for a healthy Valentine’s Day class party idea, have a “Red Tasting Party” and let kids sample all kinds of red fruits and veggies.
12 Ways To Get Healthy Food Into Your Child's School
A dozen ways to take action in your child's school to help kids learn about and experience food.
The Lunch Tray: Written by a mom and former lawyer, it’s where you can stay up to date on food news and policy as it relates to kids and is a must-read if you’re passionate about food in school.
School Bites: A blog that chronicles one mom’s crusade to improve the food culture at her children’s school, it’s loaded with ideas and advice.
Rudd Roots Parents: A website that supports the efforts of parent advocates working to improve the school food environment.
Center for Science in the Public Interest: A wealth of information about improving the food environment at school, including these tips for healthy fundraisers.
White Paper on The Use of Food In Classrooms: Arm yourself with the facts on candy rewards in the classroom with this summary of the current research on food rewards, plus food-free strategies for classroom management.