School Days: Kids' choices include pancakes & yummy snacks
Last updated 8/21/2008 at Noon
A short survey of school-age children revealed that they have some definite personal choices for breakfast and what they want for after-school snacks.
Naturally, the survey included my grandchildren Hannah, “almost” 10, and Charlotte, 8. Hannah wanted ice cream after school; Charlotte agreed and added that she also liked chips and salsa. Both like waffles or pancakes for breakfast, with Hannah adding packaged “muffin tops” as one of her favorites.
Teachers and parents know that good nutrition is important. The challenge is to combine good nutrition with the tastes, preferences and...