http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org Inside find suggestions to celebrate Thanksgiving: - at home - at school Celebrate with Food Allergies and Have Fun, Too! THANKSGIVING KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org The following are activities to make Thanksgiving safe and fun for everyone! Craft Ideas: f Make turkeys Ê Using feathers, a flower pot and eyes.
Ê Tracing your hand. f Make pilgrim hats out of paper. f Make pilgrim costumes and dress up for the Thanksgiving meal.
f Make clay gourds to decorate the table with on Thanksgiving. f Make homemade baskets out of: Ê Paper Ê Straw Activities: f Have everyone say what they are thankful for that year. f Make Thanksgiving cards for everyone.
f Have kids go through the house and collect things they no longer need to donate to charity. f Volunteer at a homeless shelter and wrap utensils or stack dishes. f Have the kids put on a Thanksgiving play.
f Go out and play: Ê Football Ê Soccer Ê Basketball Ê Frisbee® Ê Ultimate Frisbee® Ê Another family favorite game outside. Ê Go for a family walk. THANKSGIVING Page 2 http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org f Ask everyone at your dinner to bring a suitcase packed with everything you would take if you were sailing ... more. less.
across the world to find a new home and you could only pack one suitcase for the journey.<br><br> f Read Thanksgiving stories. f Play fun board games. f Watch movies about Thanksgiving.<br><br> Food and Dining Planning Ideas: f Host your own Thanksgiving meal featuring food that is safe for your food-allergic family member. f Help make the meal at somebody else 9s house. f Make a separate meal for your child that is safe for him or her.<br><br> f Dress your child up in a KFA cPlease Don 9t Feed me d T-shirt. f For a younger child, use a high chair or booster seat with a tray if the child 9s allergens are being served. f Closely monitor your allergic child to prevent accidental exposures.<br><br> f Join the party after the meal is done. f Make homemade: Ê Pumpkin cookies Ê Pumpkin bread Ê Sugar cookies in shapes for Thanksgiving School Planning Ideas: f If there is a Thanksgiving party at school: Ê Be on the planning committee to ensure that there are safe activities and foods for your children. Ê Attend the party to monitor the situation.<br><br> KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES Page 3 http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org Phone: 215-230-5394 Fax: 215-340-7674 www.kidswithfoodallergies.org Mailing Address: 73 Old Dublin Pike, Ste 10, #163 Doylestown, PA 18901 A World of Support SAFE EATS RECIPES FOR THANKSGIVING GLUTEN-FREE STUFFING Created by Amy Hugon 5 slices gluten-free bread 3 small apples, chopped finely 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup safe margarine, melted, or oil 1 cup safe chicken broth 1 tsp poultry spice 2 Tbsp Egg Replacer® powder (optional) 1 tsp salt Toast bread two times, and chop into small pieces. In large bowl, mix all ingredients together and stuff in turkey. This makes enough to stuff a small turkey.<br><br> Use dairy, soy, egg, corn, wheat and/or gluten free ingredients as needed. Egg Replacer® must be omitted to make corn free. FRUITY TURKEY & RICE SALAD Created by Kristin Johnston Can be made free of& Milk, Peanut, Egg, Soy, Tree Nut, Gluten, Wheat, Fish, Shellfish, Sesame Can be made free of& Milk, Peanut, Egg, Soy, Tree Nut, Corn, Gluten, Wheat, Fish, Shellfish, Sesame Copyright © 2007-2009, Kids With Food Allergies, Inc.<br><br> All Rights Reserved . Kids With Food Allergies, Inc. 2 cups rice, cooked & cooled 1 medium baked chicken or turkey breast, diced 1/3 stalk celery (including leaves), diced 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup diced red bell peppers (optional) Zest & juice from one orange 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil 3 tsp sugar (optional) 1 tsp dried mustard powder (optional) Salt & pepper to taste In a medium bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper.<br><br> Add the orange zest and juice, celery and peppers, and stir. Add the chicken and rice and mix well. Stir in the cranberries, then refrigerate until ready to serve.<br><br> More recipes: www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/recipes.html