Kindergarten snacks... Need you input please!!
Today we went to kindergarten orientation and one of the things we learned is that it is up to the individual teacher to decide whether each student brings his own snack or each student is assigned specific days to bring in snack for the entire class. Two of the teachers assign days while the other teacher has each student bring their own snack. Eventhough all the kindergarten rooms will be peanut/nut free, which situation do you think would be better? Do you think having every student bring his own snack allows the possibility of more nut products being brought into the classroom?
The preschool my son is in now has the parents sign up to bring snack for the entire class. I always take a snack for ds, but lately he has asked that I check the label of the snack that was brought in so that he can have what everyone else is having (he wants to be like everyone else)! I can do this with preschool, but I won't be able to next year unless the teacher called me every day which I don't think is very practical.
Please offer your opinions! We want him to feel as comfortable as possible while still keeping him safe. I should also mention that he is also allergic to legumes, soy, and sesame, but the peanut/tree nut is severe.
Thanks in advance. We are new to this and really appreciate this site!
[This message has been edited by AnnieM (edited March 04, 2005).]