North Lamar Independent School District (NLISD) recently organized a highly successful parent engagement event titled “Kids in the Kitchen,” aimed at promoting healthy eating habits and fostering family involvement in nutrition education.
With an overwhelming turnout of over 100 students and their parents, the event buzzed with enthusiasm and culinary creativity.
Students and parents alike had the opportunity to collaborate and create delicious and nutritious snacks under the guidance of high school students.
From smoothies to tortilla banana roll-ups, yogurt parfaits to pizza ka-bobs, and protein balls, the event showcased a variety of fun and wholesome snack options.
The hands-on experience not only encouraged healthy eating but also strengthened family bonds through shared culinary experiences.
Adding to the event’s success, North Lamar HOSA students conducted height and weight measurements, providing participating students with estimated BMI readings as part of health awareness initiatives.
Paris Regional Health also contributed to the event by demonstrating how to prepare fruit-infused water, promoting hydration and nutritious hydration alternatives.
Furthermore, they imparted valuable information on kitchen safety, ensuring students and parents alike can create healthy snacks in a safe environment.
“Kids in the Kitchen” underscores NLISD’s commitment to holistic student development and community engagement. By fostering a culture of health and wellness, NLISD aims to empower students and families to make informed choices and lead healthy lifestyles .