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Has your school made the switch to healthy celebrations? Change is tough, and it’s easy to feel stuck in unhealthy habits, but we’re here to help! Check out our top ten tips for making the switch to healthy celebrations.
Ask parents to volunteer to help prepare snacks for healthy celebrations.
Ask local businesses around your community to donate non-food celebratory materials or gift cards. Or, better yet, recruit an outgoing “go-getter” volunteer to find the donations.
Ask teachers to identify artistic students and parents that would be interested in volunteering to make celebratory banners, hats or decorations to make your school parties festive.
Consider an “adopt a classroom” idea where local businesses can sponsor a monthly celebration and do something different from the usual (think healthy thoughts). You may have parents that work for or own local businesses that would be interested – all you have to do is ask!