Are you on the hunt for easy and delicious summer snack ideas for kids? I know in the summer we go through a lot of food with the kids being home. I am always on the hunt for new kid-friendly snack ideas to keep them interested and offer up tasty snacks. Here is a great list of easy summer snacks they will love.
How is it school is already over? That last bell rang and now summer break has begun. Besides pool parties, bowling days, and lots of fun summer activities, I wanted to have ways to feed the kids. I get bored of food fast, and so do they. Here are my favorite snacks you can make for your kids or let them help whip them up as well.
Summer Snack Ideas For Kids
1.) Pretzel Bark
It doesn’t have to be the 4th of July to create this easy pretzel bark recipe. Use any colors you want and create a sweet and salty snack they will love.
2.) Smoothie Bags
Homemade smoothies are tasty and easy to make. Make your own smoothie bags so all you have to do is toss in a blender and whip them up. Easy, delicious and a chilled drink for a hot summer day.
3.) Watermelon Pizza from Swirls of Flavor
If your kids love watermelon, dress it up with a creamy spread and topped with a variety of fresh fruit. Talk about one refreshing and hydrating snack to cool your kiddos down.
4.) Black Bean Corn Salsa from Finding Zest
This chilled salsa is great to keep on hand in your fridge for when the snacking feeling hits. This recipe is great for kids and adults. Pair with some salty tortilla chips and dive in.
5.) Strawberry Shortcake Bites from Bake Me Some Sugar
Here are bite-size strawberry shortcake bites that use freeze-dried strawberries. Easy to make, bite-size and a tasty and light snack option.
6.) Rice Bubble Slice from Simplify Create Inspire
A puffed rice dessert that is a healthier version to a Rice Krispies treat. Easy to make, chocolate, and downright tasty for kids. They will be reaching for one more snack.
7.) Blueberry Sorbet from My Flourless Kitchen
A no-churn blueberry sorbet recipe that got to try. This recipe is fresh, light and bursting with blueberry flavor. Give this recipe a try for a chilled snack treat.
8.) Bacon Eggers from Meal Plan Addict
Here is a great protein-packed snack. A hard-boiled egg with bacon, cheese, made into little sandwiches from the hard-boiled egg. Tasty, easy to assemble and so savory.
9.) Fresh Fruit Popsicles from The Best Ideas for Kids
Skip buying popsicles and make homemade ones using fresh fruit! These are sweet, easy to make, and a tasty treat for your children to enjoy on a hot summer day.
10.) Funfetti Cake Batter from Baking Beauty
Here is a three-ingredient dip that taste like funfetti cake batter. Talk about one delicious and tasty dessert snack that kids will be begging for.
11.) Baked Zucchini Chips from Low Carb Yum
Baked Zucchini Chips are a fun alternative to chips, and these are tasty and healthy. Give this recipe a try if you are looking for a savory snack option.
12.) Ham and Cheese Pinwheels from Eat More For Less
These are a quick grab and go snack option that is a great snack to make ahead and keep in the fridge to grab and nibble on. You could use any type of lunchmeat that you enjoy, to customize it to fit you.
13.) Apple Pizzas from Veggie Desserts
Dress up your fruit and give this apple pizza recipe a try. Add on fresh fruit, nuts, and drizzle honey over the top and dive in. These are so tasty and simple to make.
14.) Air Fryer Chickpeas from Monday Is Meatloaf
Crunchy chickpeas are a must make to snack on. This is a crunchy alternative to potato chips. Add your favorite seasonings on and bake to a crunchy snack.
15.) Plantain Chips 4 Ways from This Mama Cooks
In this recipe, you learn four different ways to bake up plantains to try out as a snack. If you are a fan of plantains you got to try these varieties.
16.) Poolside Dip from The Seasoned Mom
Poolside dip is so simple to make and boy is it tasty. Make this and keep in the fridge with all your favorite dippers. From fruit to graham crackers or cookies.
17.) Beach Day Pudding Cups from Not Quite Susie
These pudding cups are so adorable and creative. Give this pudding cup a try for a grab and go treat for your little ones. If your kiddos enjoy pudding dress it up with these beach cups.
18.) Frozen Yogurt Cookies from Tastes of Lizzy T
This recipe is so simple and kids will love this frozen treat. Top with chopped up fruit and freeze yogurt discs to make easy yogurt cookies.
19.) S’mores Snack Mix from Pinky Princess Girl
Golden Graham cereal that is drizzled with chocolate and marshmallows to give you that s’mores treat mix. I love this recipe for how easy it is, and make and store for later.
20.) Veggie Dip Cups from The View From Great Island
Prep your veggies and make these easy and tasty veggie dip cups. Then wrap them up and place in the fridge for an easy grab and go snack for your little ones for the summer days.
21.) Under The Sea Graham Crackers from The First Year Blog
Here is a great way to let kids come in and decorate there own graham cracker to create a fun under the sea design. A simple but tasty recipe.
22.) Frito Snack Mix from Recipe Girl
A sweet and savory snack mix that your family might enjoy. Frito chips, pretzels, a sweet sauce poured over, and more.
23.) Sweet and Spicy Popcorn from The Lean Green Bean
This popcorn snack mix is sweet and spicy. If your kids like the savory and sweet combination they could enjoy this mix. Crunchy, tasty, and hard to resist one more bite.
24.) Banana Sushi from The Many Little Joys
Banana sushi is a really easy and delicious and kids generally go crazy for this snack. It is fun, easy for mom or dad to make and super tasty.
25.) Homemade Fruit Snacks from Joy Food Sunshine
Homemade fruit snacks are a tasty option that you and your kiddos will love. Make up your own and store them for quick snacks.