Lake County's 1st Non-Traditional School

Building Futures Academy and Preschool  25541 Sorrento Avenue  Sorrento, FL 32776  (352) 735-4400

Parent's Page

Many parents have asked, "What on earth do I feed my child while at school?" Well, we strive to teach our children to eat healthy, but sometimes having the time to prepare those foods and snacks seem to be more difficult. Here are some suggestions:

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1st : Plan out for the week morning snacks, afternoon snacks and lunches.

2nd: Buy in bulk and buy snack baggies.

3rd: Put portioned amounts into those baggies to help you or the child to just grab and go!

Snack and Side Dish Suggestions:

Baby Carrots and Ranch Dressing

Celery with Cream Cheese

Vegetable Medley of Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery and Carrots with Ranch or Hummus


Pudding Cups

Jello Cups

String Cheese

Cottage Cheese and Peaches

Grapes: Limit to 20 due to sugar content.

Apples: Cut up

Banana: Whole

Raisins: Yogurt covered or plain

Strawberries, Blueberries and Blackberries alone or with yogurt cups.

Halo or Cutie Oranges

Cut up melons

Applesauce: cups or squeezable

Belvita Crackers: Apples, Cinnamon, Blueberry

Cheese Crackers



Graham Crackers

Teddy Grahams

Main Entrée:

Tuna or Chicken Salad and Crackers

Rolled up lunch meat and cheese slice

Ham, Bologna, Roast Beef, Turkey and cheese sandwiches


Grilled Cheese, Pizza Rolls, Chicken Nuggets, Egg Rolls, Fish Sticks, etc....

Hot Dogs or Corn Dogs (whole or cut-up)

Mac and Cheese

Heated leftovers in a Thermos stays warm for up to 6 hours!