Snack time doesn’t have to be boring and it certainly doesn’t have to come out of a package! You can make healthy snacks for kids that they’ll love and ask for again and again. Make some of these easy snack recipes for kids, or dive into some easy cooking with kids activities to get them involved too.
Cooking with your kids is a fun way to teach them how to follow directions, practice various math skills, and even try new foods. It’s also a great way for you and your little one to spend time together while you build healthy food habits. As you work alongside your little chef, you can take the opportunity to teach early math skills such as measurement, time, and estimation.
In this collection of easy snacks for kids you’ll find some of our kid-tested individual snack ideas we’ve shared over the years. We’ve also gathered up all the posts we’ve written about different easy healthy snacks that go along with different holidays and seasons. There’s tons of inspiration so you can start making some healthy snacks for your kids right away!
INDIVIDUAL SNACK IDEAS ON FANTASTIC FUN AND LEARNING
Here on Fantastic Fun and Learning we’ve shared the following healthy snack ideas for children.
This simple and healthy tree snack is perfect for a tree theme, spring, or the letter T!
Switch up your grapes with cherry tomatoes and munch on this healthy tree snack this fall.
Serve up some healthy and tasty penguin snacks for your winter or polar animal theme.
This healthy yogurt dip tastes just like apple pie and is perfect for an after school snack, apple, or fall theme.
Try this healthy cupid’s arrow snack to share with your Valentine.
With just a few simple ingredients, you can make a healthy Christmas tree snack for the holidays.
MORE HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS FOR KIDS
Seasonal and holiday snacking can often include a lot of sugar. While we love a good sugary treat from time to time, it’s also nice to have a few easy snack recipes for kids to use for class parties, holiday gatherings or just for some seasonal fun.
Looking for a healthy treat or snack for your Valentine’s Day gathering or class party? Look no further than these 14 yummy Valentine’s snacks for kids.
We have found some of the cutest (and healthiest) creepy crawly bug themed snack ideas for kids.
Let kids be food artists as they create some healthy flower snacks of their own. This would be perfect for spring, a garden or flower theme, or even Mother’s Day!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with lots of healthy rainbow and green St. Paddy’s snacks!
Enjoy some festive and fun healthy Easter snacks with this great list of kid snack ideas.
Beat the heat and cool off with some of these tasty watermelon snacks for summer!
Welcome the change in seasons with some delicious and healthy pumpkin, apple, and cinnamon snacks for fall.
Celebrate Halloween with some tasty and maybe even spooky healthy snacks for your Halloween party.
Enjoy the holidays with one of these healthy snack options for your holiday theme.
FAVORITE KIDS COOKBOOKS
There are a ton of wonderful cookbooks that have great healthy snack and food ideas. Below are some of our favorite cookbooks for kids.
Check out some of our favorite kids cookbooks that provide a hands-on way to learn and cook in the kitchen!
OTHER PROPS AND TEACHING TOOLS
Get some extra practice with these hands-on materials for cooking, preparing snacks with kids, or pretend play.
POSSIBLE FIELD TRIPS OR ADVENTURES
Looking for a meaningful way to connect learning about healthy food choices or where food comes from? Go on a field trip or have an expert come to you!
- local bakery
- grocery store
- farmer’s market
- vegetable garden