healthy parties

Healthy Parties in Schools

It’s almost another school party time!  Check out these ideas on how to make the parties fun and healthy too.  Having healthier parties is a key part of the Let’s Move program being introduced in many schools.

Here are some ideas from the article —  the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Connecticut State Department of Education suggest:

  • SHARE — find  a community project to benefit local seniors, chemotherapy patients or animal shelter animals.
  • Have a project with  art supplies.
  • Let the kids prepare their healthy treats
  • Read a book or tell riddles/jokes

 

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When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress Disease Connection by Gabor Matte, MD (click cover) Wonderful and accessible insights into how our stress affects us, an important book for those working with children ~