Thrifty Money-Saving Tips
for Children at School
My son is in first grade and was asked to bring a snack from home everyday for afternoon snack time. Snacks are to be store bought and not homemade because of health code and kids sharing snacks. More...
addition, there are many kids in his class that are low income and cannot afford
to bring snacks. I started sending store bought fruit snacks everyday.
He always asked for more and shared them with his friends who were going
without. These fruit snacks were getting rather pricey to say the least,
let alone buying for the other kids in the class. I have tried to teach my
son to share and wanted him to keep doing so.
asked her to let me know when the supplies were low and that I would continue to
send cereal with my son for a snack to share throughout the year. To date
she has done so and has also sent home any coupons that may have come in the
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