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Tips to Safely Celebrate Valentine's Day With Food Allergies


There's nothing sweeter than celebrating Valentine's Day with the ones you love. Valentine's Day has long been associated with candy and sweets. For children with food allergies, this can mean being excluded or feeling unsafe. Focusing on non-food gifts allows everyone to safely enjoy the holiday.

Use our Tips to Safely Celebrate Valentine's Day With Food AllergiesDownload PDF which includes ideas for celebrating both at home and at school. 

Valentine's Day at Home

  • Make safe treats for your family.
  • Perform random acts of kindness for others.
  • Create a family photo project.

Valentine's Day at School

  • Make friendship bracelets.
  • Create origami hearts.
  • Host a Valentine's Day poetry reading.

Download and share our Valentine's Day handout!

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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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