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Food Free Birthday Ideas For School

Food Free Birthday Ideas

Food Free & Inclusive  Many schools have opted for food-free birthday celebrations for the classroom. Non-food celebrations are more inclusive for ALL students with food allergies or other dietary restrictions. Besides allergies, there are other reasons to keep food out of the classroom. Have you ever cleaned up spilled red fruit punch or milk? Seen the mess left behind from 25 crumbly frosting-topped cupcakes? Have …

Food Free Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Food Free Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Food Free Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Easter egg hunts are a fun tradition for kids. If your child has food allergies, Celiac Disease or is on a restricted diet it might be easier and safer to put non-food items. Having non-food items in the eggs means everyone can participate safely so these ideas are always a great idea when hosting a larger egg hunt with …

Food Free Valentines

Less Food, More Fun Need some Ideas for food free valentines? Valentine’s day often brings on tons of candy and baked goods. This can be an issue with dealing with food allergies or other dietary restrictions. Many classroom parties for kids are suggesting non-food treats which are a healthier and often less messy option. Avoiding a food filled Valentine also means you won’t be excluding anyone …

Food Free Christmas Party Ideas

UPDATED NOV 2016 Winter holiday parties at school often involve tons of treats but with the rise of food allergies many classrooms are opting for food free celebrations. Food sneaks into parties not only as snacks but often many crafts make use of food items. Old jars of peanut butter, re-purposed baby food jars, egg cartons, dried noodles and other food items are often used …

Non Candy Valentine Ideas

non candy valentine ideas

Valentine’s Day without candy! Whether you are avoiding candy for a valentine’s treat for food allergy or other reasons there are so many ideas to choose from. Kids can enjoy making cards for their friends with a fun trinket that lasts longer than a piece of candy. There are so many non-candy Valentine ideas to choose from.  Classroom Friendly Classroom parties are often filled with unsafe …