Looking for Kid Snack Ideas? Here is a collection of 30+ snack ideas for kids whether to have in their lunchbox or after school these include some gluten free options, fun ideas your kid will love, protein snacks and even snacks to take on road trips to be enjoyed any time of the year.
These simple kid snack ideas for school will be one less thing to worry about. This collection of kid snack ideas will have something for even the pickiest of eaters to enjoy. What constitutes a healthy snack? Harvard University has broken it down.
Should kids eat a snack after school?: Having an after school snack can provide your child with more nutritious foods to fuel your child’s body.
Have Bananas or Berries Before Bedtime: Having berries or bananas before bedtime can help your child with sleeping throughout the night.
How many snacks should a child eat a day?: A child should eat between 1-2 snacks a day to help give them more nutrition, some factors can play in this depending on the age of the child on how many snacks they should have.
Easy Kid School Snack Ideas
School Snacks Ideas for Kids are all recipes that can be enjoyed by your kid at school and quick to eat. These make perfect lunch box snacks for kids that they will love and keep wanting more and easily fit in any lunchbox. These recipes range from crackers to kabobs to energy balls.
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Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats
Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats are colorful, with so much flavor and are easy to make, transport and share. Everyone loves them because of the chocolatey strawberry goodness.
Blueberry yogurt muffins are buttery, moist, soft, and cakey and bursting with blueberries in every single bite. These muffins are super quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients and a minimal amount of mess.
After school, children tend to be hungry so here are some evening snacks for kids’ recipes for not only the kids to enjoy but also the adults to eat between when they get home from school and before they go to bed. These after school snacks for kids and adults will be the perfect snack that’s not too filling to eat before dinner but crazy good to enjoy.
Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough is love at first bite. You'll be eating this edible cookie dough by the spoonful!
Apple Nachos with Peanut Butter… the perfect after school snack! Thinly sliced Fuji apples are smothered in a warm peanut butter sauce and topped with sweetened granola and peanuts for a treat your kids will love!
Looking for gluten free kid snacks? Look no further, here is a collection of snacks to enjoy at school, at home or even on the road that are gluten free. The longest time of these recipes only take 1 hour and 15 minutes meanwhile the shortest time is 38 minutes.
Gluten Free Goldfish
If you miss goldfish crackers, these homemade Gluten Free Goldfish Crackers will become one of your kids' favorite snacks! You will love these simple directions! You won't believe how the crispy cheese flavors!
Remember the classic snack “Ants on a Log”? Now it’s better than ever with a whole new twist! Waaaaay beyond celery and peanut butter! So quick, so healthy (and so much fun … get creative)! It only takes 30 minutes to make.
Have a road trip coming up soon but, looking for some road trip snacks for kids? Here is the perfect spot, these recipes will be perfect for any road trip no matter the distance. All these recipes are easy and take less than 30 minutes to make.
Chocolate Pretzel Goldfish Snacks
These chocolate pretzel goldfish are so easy to make and delicious! They are both sweet and salty, which your child will definitely enjoy.
Churro Chips (Cinnamon Tortilla Chips)
These Homemade Cinnamon Crisps are light, crispy, and low carb. They are an easy snack recipe. A great option if want something small but to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Churro Muddy Buddies have all the sweet, cinnamon sugar, crunchy goodness of a traditional churro but take no time at all to make. So if you have been craving churros give this quick, easy snack a try.
Kid protein snacks are not only delicious, but they also give more protein to your child. These are perfect if your child is not getting enough protein, these delicious recipes all either have chocolate, peanut butter, or berries.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls are a great no bake, healthy alternative to have when you need a little boost of energy to make it through the day or a great treat for kids.
Blueberry Banana Protein Muffins that are delicious, full of healthy protein, and perfect for busy weekday mornings or snacks! Made with mashed bananas, blueberries, plant-based protein, and no added sugar, these protein muffins are light, fully, and so good. Make them in just 30 minutes for a banana protein muffin recipe the entire family will love!
Edible COOKIE DOUGH that’s actually good for you and loaded with protein? Every kid will love these! These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Energy Bites are easy to make and take to school. So fun and delicious!