Tip Sheet: Healthy School Snacks

Children need snacks to keep their busy bodies and minds going. Healthy snacking at school can help kids get important nutrients, make up for skipped meals, and provide necessary fuel for learning, sports, and other activities.

Many kids bring snacks to school, and sometimes school programs, school staff, or other parents provide snacks for students to share. This tip sheet provides ideas on how to make those snacks as nutritious as possible. Available in English and Spanish.

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