Jack-o-lanterns, costumes, and candy, oh my! Halloween is an exciting time of year. From decorations and parties to costumes and trick-or-treating, there’s lots of fun to be had. But it also brings plenty of opportunities for sugar overload. Everywhere you look, candy and treats are just waiting to be devoured. It’s nice to have healthy Halloween snack options that are fun treats, minus all the sugar.
Whether you need a cute school approved snack to send in for the classroom party, a festive lunchbox treat, or a tasty after school snack, we’ve got you covered. As part of our healthy snack recipes for kids series here are some fun snacks to help keep this Halloween season healthy!
Healthy Halloween Snacks
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31 Healthy Halloween Snacks for Kids
If you are looking for a fun way to mix up a boring sandwich, adding a monster face can add a spooky and fun Halloween twist to any sandwich.
If you are looking for a sweet treat for your little ones, transform your regular tangerines into a fun pumpkin treat.
If you are looking for a snack with natural sugar, consider adding a fun pumpkin face to your kid’s clementines!
This easy and fun fruit mummy snack is the perfect way to make your fruit look a little more exciting!
Make a simple Jack-O-Lantern sandwich! Use simple shape cutters or a pairing knife to cut a Jack-O-Lantern face into your favorite sandwich bread. Then add your child’s favorite cheese or sandwich fillings. This is a great idea for picky eaters. (link no longer available)
If your kids love candy corn, they will love this candy corn themed treat! It doesn’t have as much sugar as a piece of candy corn, but the natural sweetness of the fruit still makes this a sweet treat.
If you are looking for an easy Halloween treat for your child’s lunch or school party, you can’t go wrong with these spooky mandarin snack cups!
Turn your regular applesauce into a fun and festive applesauce monster treat that your kids will love in their lunchbox.
Your kids may have learned about fruit bats at school, but this snack gives a whole new meaning to the term fruit bat!
These Frankenstein cups are so easy that your kids can even help decorate them!
This school approved Frankenstein snack is sure to be a hit at your kid’s next class Halloween party!
This candy corn cocktail is so easy to put together and tastes just as sweet as a regular piece of candy corn.
Get your kids to finally eat their veggies with this creative veggie skeleton snack.
These fun monster sandwiches are great for picky eaters, and a fun new way to eat sandwiches.
These spooky BOO-nana pops are a great way to trick your kids into eating a healthy frozen treat!
These adorable guacamole monsters are a great side dish or after school snack for your kids.
This recipe is so easy to put together! It also gives a whole new meaning to the term finger food.
If you are looking for a fun Halloween beverage, this pumpkin juice is both nutritious and delicious.
This easy guacamole recipe can be whipped up in just a few minutes, and will give your kids a fun Halloween snack to enjoy.
These creepy eyeball roll-ups are a great healthy snack, and they’re allergy friendly too!
If you are looking for a new way to get your kids to eat their fruit, consider putting it in a DIY pumpkin made out of fruit!
These fun broomstick snacks are the perfect after-school snack that takes just minutes to prepare.
These bat energy bites taste just like chocolate, but are way better for you! Plus, there is also a fun spiders on a log recipe there, which is a great take on the classic ants on a log that kids already love.
If it’s still hot where you live, or you have a popsicle lover at home, your kids will love this delicious candy corn popsicle treat!
If you are looking for a new way to get your kids to eat their hot dogs, try cutting it up into this cute caterpillar shape!
This easy and spooky banana pretzel spider snack is a fun and creepy after school snack for your kids.
If your kids are looking for more of the trick side to Halloween, they will love these silly apple bites.
Whether you are looking for a way to get your kids to eat more fruit, or you are just looking for something healthy for them to eat, you can’t go wrong with this smoothie bowl.
These strawberry ghosts are great for kids who are looking for a hint of sweet, without caving and giving them candy!
This apple mummy recipe is the perfect way to get your kids to eat their fruit without losing all of the healthy parts of the apple!
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Watch this short video to see just a few examples of the types of activities and printables included in this set:
The 132-page Halloween Lesson Plan Set includes hands-on activities and these additional printables:
1) -at Word Family Bat Game (in color and b/w)
2) Candy Corn Science Experiment Recording Sheet (in color and b/w)
3) Candy Corn Uppercase, Lowercase, and Beginning Sound Picture Puzzles for Letters C, A, N, D, Y, H, O and R (in color and b/w)
4) Candy Corn Counting Cards 1-10 (in color and b/w)
5) Halloween Costume Syllable Sorting Activity (in color and b/w)
6) Haunted House Colors Board Game-3 variations to work on color recognition or color word recognition (in color and b/w)
7) “Look at the Costumes” Emergent Reader-3 variations
8) 0-35 Halloween Number Cards (in color and b/w)
9) Halloween Roll and Graph Math Game (in color and b/w)
10) Halloween Picture-Word Cards (in color and b/w)
11) Build a Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Mats and Shape Pieces
12) My Jack-o-Lantern Recording Sheets-2 variations, one to focus on shape recognition and one to focus on writing
13) Spider Number Mats and Ways to Show Numbers 0-10
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