Bring 8 cups of hot water to a boil over high heat. Place tea bags in a heat-proof pitcher and add boiling water. Let tea steep for 4-5 minutes. Remove tea bags and discard. Add ice cubes and stir to cool tea down quickly. Stir in sweetener and chill until cold.
Serve tea over ice with wedges of lemon for squeezing.
Makes 6-8 servings.
Reminder: Ask parents if children have any food allergies!