Approved Nut-Free Snack List

  • For the safety of students with life-threatening nut allergies, parents are asked to follow the district protocol regarding food/snacks brought to your student’s classrooms for special occasions and celebrations (other than school lunches):  

    • Notify the classroom teacher prior to sending snacks.
    • Parent or child will bring the food/snack to the front office.
    • The item will be checked by office staff to ensure it is on the acceptable snack list.
    • All snacks must be store purchased and have a label identifying the ingredients.


    For those students who have sensitivity to gluten, this list DOES include products that contain gluten. Parents must coordinate with teachers to ensure identified students are offered an alternate snack when necessary.

    Listed below are acceptable snack items that have been found to be peanut and nut safe. However, ingredients may change so PLEASE ALWAYS CHECK LABELS BEFORE SENDING SNACKS FOR THE CLASSROOM.

    • Fruits/Veggies: Apple Slices, Bare apple chips, Applesauce cups, Gogo squeeze packs, Oranges, Grapes, Raisins, Craisins, Bananas, Berries, Mango Slices, Stretch Island fruit leather, Watermelon cubes, Kiwi slices, Peach Slices, Celery, Carrot Sticks, Snap peas
    • Grains and Cereals: Popcorn, Snyders or Rold Gold pretzels, Rice crackers, Pirates Booty, Saltines, Goldfish, Wheat Thins, Chex mix, Cheetos, Graham Crackers (Nabisco or Honey Maid), Teddy Grahams, Pepperidge Farm Crackers, Doritos, most plain potato chips (Frito Lay) Smartfood Popcorn, Cheese-Its, Pringles
    • Cookie/Bars: Oreos (original or double stuffed Nabisco), Animal Cookies unfrosted (Barnum’s), Rice Krispy Treats (Kellogg’s), Kellogg’s cereal (without nuts), Chips ahoy original, Nutrigrain bars. ALL COOKIES MUST BE FROM NUT FREE FACILITY
    • Candy: Hershey Milk Chocolate Kisses (plain only), Tootsie Rolls (name brand), Tootsie Roll Suckers, Skittles, Starbursts, Lifesavers, Wonka Nerds, Smarties, Twizzlers, Welch's or Motts fruit snacks, Haribo Gold bears, Dum dums, Laffy Taffy, Swedish fish, Sour patch kids, Jolly ranchers, Jelly bellies, Dots

    Thank you for your understanding and cooperation to protect the safety and well-being of our students with nut allergies. 

    If you have questions, please contact your Building Nurse or the Lakewood School District Nurse: Gwen Grubb BSN, RN (360) 654-2098, extension 4010

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    Updated: 01/30/2024