Fun Snack Ideas For Kids (Quick, Easy & Healthy)

Creative recipes for your picky eaters!


Quick & Easy Snack Ideas For Toddlers, Kids & Crazy Adults Like Myself

If you’re looking for super easy and fun snack or breakfast ideas, these unique recipes are perfect for toddlers, kids, teenagers and picky eaters of all ages.

You know, even though kids are super annoying, they’re also kinda cute. I’m pretty sure I secretly live through my children sometimes, making excuses to create fun snacks and act like a child. I’m not sure why nobody takes me seriously, but I do love playing with my food. And, if you’re creative enough, kids will eat just about anything when you make it fun and exciting, even healthy food! 

Here is a list of some of my favorite quick snacks and simple recipes to make. Most of them are made with just a few cheap and basic ingredients that you probably already have at home.

1. Silly Animal Toast

Fun, cute and easy snack ideas for kids. Quick and healthy to make, too! These quick and easy fun food ideas are perfect for toddlers, picky eaters and kids of all ages. Everything from breakfast to cheap on the go snacks for sports, on the go and school. #funfood #snacksforkids #instrupix

This breakfast or snack idea just requires a spread like peanut butter, almond butter, Nutella or cream cheese. Then you simply top it with fruit and raisins to make fun and creative animal faces. This adorable animal toast is also healthy and cheap to make with simple ingredients.

I don’t care if you have kids or not, everyone should eat cute animal faces on toast. Who doesn’t want to eat a teddy bear or monkey for breakfast? I do! With a mimosa because I’m an adult.

You can also try these cute animal faces on pancakes, oatmeal and rice cakes.

The cutest breakfast and snack you’ll ever make! Toddlers and kids love this super fun and creative food idea, in fact, they can even assemble the animal faces themselves with a little help.

Ham, cheese and olives are also fantastic ideas on buttered toast to resemble eating your pet your favorite little furry friend.

Quick, easy and healthy snack ideas for kids and picky eaters! Animal Toast -- These creative and fun snack ideas are perfect for toddlers and busy kids who play sports. Great for school, too!

Try this on avocado toast! šŸ™‚

2. Apple Slice Cookies

Picky eaters? Here are some healthy and fun snack idea for kids! This quick and easy snack idea is perfect for after school. Apple Slice Cookies made with healthy and cheap ingredients your toddlers and kids will love. | #instrupix #kidssnacks #healthy #kids #apples

The healthiest cookie on the planet! Simply top apple slices with peanut butter (or any nut butter), and then sprinkle with the toppings of your choice. Just call them “cookies” and your kids will happily devour them.

Top with small treats: raisins, chocolate chips, nuts, oats, cinnamon, honey, coconut flakes, teddy grahams, toffee bits, sprinkles and more!

3. No-Bake Energy Bites

Quick, easy and healthy snack ideas for kids! These peanut butter energy bites are perfect for on the go and kids who play sports. Also great for school classroom snacks and lunches! Your toddlers, kids, teenagers and picky eaters will love this simple and cheap on the go snack idea. #snackideas #energybites #energyballs #healthysnacksforkids

These Energy Bites are an amazing snack idea for on-the-go, especially if your kids play sports. It’s healthy, yet packed full of easy to digest ingredients that will crush hunger and keep their energy up.

  1. Simply mix together 1 cup rolled oats, 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter, 1/2 cup ground flaxseed, 1/3 cup honey, 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips and 1 tsp of vanilla in a medium size bowl until well combined.
  2. Place the bowl in the fridge for about 30 minutes, remove, and form bite-size balls with the mixture. Keep them stored in the fridge for later.
  3. You can also add other optional ingredients to the batter such as chia seeds, shredded coconut, raisins, or anything else you’d like.
  4. P.S. Because the different brands of peanut butter are not created equally, you may need a little more honey or peanut butter to get the ingredients to stick together (just depends on the moisture level in your peanut butter).

4. Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

Super quick, easy and healthy snack ideas for kids! These peanut butter cheerio bars are made with just 3 simple and cheap ingredients. Great for on the go, sports, school lunch or after school snack. Even picky eaters love this simple snack recipe. #3ingredients #snacksforkids
Full Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars Recipe

These are Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars are absolutely delicious and made with simple ingredients! They’re perfect as a last-minute breakfast idea or after school snack.

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 cups Cheerios

Simply melt the peanut butter and honey together either on your stove or in the microwave. Mix in 3 cups of plain Cheerios, stir, and then pour the mixture into a parchment lined 8×8 baking dish. Press the mixture down so that it’s compact, cover, and then refrigerate for at least an hour before slicing. You can get the full detailed instructions over at my other blog, The Lazy Dish.

5. Broccoli Cheese Cups

Super fun, healthy and easy snack recipes for kids! Great for school lunches, at home or on the go. These broccoli cheese cups are made with cheap and simple ingredients. A homemade snack recipe that even your picky eaters will love!
Full Broccoli Cheese Cups Recipe & Instructions

Kids, teens and adults love these healthy and delicious Broccoli Cheese Cups. They are super quick, easy and fun to make with simple ingredients: broccoli, cheddar cheese, Ritz crackers, an egg and seasoning to taste. Get the full recipe and instructions over at The Lazy Dish.

6. Chunky Monkey Banana Bites

Easy and healthy kids snack and treat ideas. Chunky Monkey Banana Bites (made with bananas, chocolate and peanut butter). Freeze and enjoy! These kids snacks are perfect for hot summer days. Just 4 simple and cheap ingredients! Perfect for picky eaters and kids of all ages! #kidssnacks #funfood #chocolate #peanutbutter #healthysnacks

A treat you can feel good about. šŸ™‚ These frozen chocolate peanut butter banana bites are made with just a handful of ingredients that taste like dessert. Not Enough Cinnamon has the best detailed instructions including a video on how to make these. Go check it out!

7. Banana Oat Muffins

Full Recipe & Instructions

Just 3 ingredients! This clean eating snack is one of my best reviewed recipes, and your kids would never guess that they are actually healthy. They are great for both breakfast and snacking throughout the day. You can find the full recipe & instructions over at my other blog: The Lazy Dish

8. Cookie Cutter Snacks

Fun food ideas for kids and picky eaters! Creative ways to get toddlers and kids to eat healthy snacks and meals. Lot of quick and easy snack ideas and simple recipes.

This one may seem obvious, especially if you like playing around with food like me, but I’ve found that using cookie cutters to make fun shapes in everyday food works like a charm to get your kids excited about eating. Trust me, they’ll even dig in to healthy snacks like cucumber slices when they are shaped like a star.

Super fun and easy food ideas for kids! Bunny Pancakes -- a cute breakfast idea for spring and Easter. These quick, easy and fun food and snack ideas for kids are perfect for picky eaters and toddlers. Adorable homemade breakfast pancakes that look like a bunny rabbit.Looking for fun, easy and healthy snack ideas for kids? Here are some quick and creative recipes for on the go, at home, sports, after school, parties and their lunchbox. Simple ideas for toddlers, children and teens! Clean eating has never been so much fun. Everything from fruit and veggies to toast and energy balls. Even your picky eaters will love to make these healthy and cute snack recipes. Great for back to school! #snackideas #healthysnacks #kids #instrupix


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