Fun Snack Ideas For Kids (Quick & Easy)

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

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. This creative 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.

Ham, cheese, and olives also make for adorable little faces on buttered toast to resemble eating your pet your favorite little furry friend. The idea here is to get creative with whatever ingredients you happen to have on hand. 

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!
Check out these other Silly Face Food Ideas

Try these funny face ideas on avocado toast, pancakes, oatmeal, rice cakes, and more! 🙂

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
Apple Slice Cookies Recipe

The healthiest cookie on the planet! Simply top apple slices with peanut butter and then sprinkle with the toppings of your choice. Just call them “cookies” and your kids will happily devour them. Check out all tips and topping ideas over at Kids Kubby.

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
Peanut Butter Energy Bites Recipe

These Energy Bites are an amazing snack idea for on-the-go, especially if your kids play sports. They are healthy, yet packed full of easy to digest ingredients that will crush hunger and keep their energy up. Check out the recipe over at Kids Kubby!

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 no-bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars are absolutely delicious and made with simple ingredients! Cheerios, peanut butter, and honey. That’s it, folks.They’re perfect as a last-minute breakfast or after school snack.

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. 🙂 These frozen chocolate peanut butter banana bites are made with just a handful of ingredients that taste like dessert. The perfect healthy summer time snack! Check out the full instructions here

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. Frozen Yogurt Bites

This fun and easy frozen treat is healthy and easy to make with just yogurt!
Yummy Frozen Yogurt Bites

Frozen yogurt bites are a healthy and delicious snack that can be made in just a few minutes using only yogurt. You can also add some fun toppings like fresh fruit, mini chocolate chips, or colorful sprinkles. Check out the full instructions over at Kids Kubby!

9. Frozen Applesauce Bites

Frozen Applesauce Bites | A healthy cold treat for young kids, toddlers especially love this awesome finger food.
Frozen Applesauce Bites

Turn applesauce into finger food! I love this idea for the summer months, especially for younger children. It’s a healthy alternative to popsicles and ice cream. Get all the details over at The Lazy Dish

10. Mini Corn Dog Muffins

Mini Corn Dog Muffins | A fun and easy after school snack idea or even last minute dinner. Kids love them! They're quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients including boxed cornbread mix and hot dogs. If you're looking for creative food ideas for kids, these little cornbread hot dogs are always a hit.
Mini Corn Dog Muffins Recipe & Instructions

Instead of buying the frozen fried corn dogs, try making a healthier version in a mini muffin pan. These make for fun and filling after school snacks as well as last minute dinners on busy weeknights.The best finger food for sleepovers or anytime your kids have friends over! Check out the full recipe and instructions over at Kids Kubby.

11. Fluffy Fruit Dip

The best dip for fruit! Just a few ingredients including marshmallow fluff and cream cheese. A super fun way to eat fruit. My kids go crazy for it! Try packing it up in their lunch box, you'll be the coolest mom, ever.
Fruit Dip Recipe & Instructions

Fruit is a sweet and healthy treat amongst kids, but just wait until you serve it with this creamy fruit dip! You’ll be the coolest mom on the block, and it’s super easy to make with just 3 ingredients.

12. 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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