Healthy Holiday Ideas for Families

Sunnyvale School District’s Child Nutrition consultant, Gail Burke, shares creative holiday celebration ideas that are healthy and fun. Halloween parties do not have to be sugar-fests and Thanksgiving feasts do not have to be overly fattening. You can even help your children make winter snowflakes using dried pasta!

Ms. Burke offers activity ideas around food preparation with children and easy recipes for parents to try. Find out how to make “Witch’s Brew” or get a recipe for making slime for your children. Click the links below to view party ideas, great recipes, and wholesome activities children can do to celebrate the holidays (files are in PDF format; get the free Adobe Reader to view them).

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News brief by Nina Wong-Dobkin

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