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Nov 9, 2022

20 Preschool Snack Ideas | Healthy and Fun Snacks to Try

Mackenzie Lee Headshot
Mackenzie Lee Headshot
Mackenzie Lee Headshot

Mackenzie Lee

20 Preschool Snack Ideas
20 Preschool Snack Ideas
20 Preschool Snack Ideas

Treats for children should be healthy to eat and fun to make. Getting creative with food will take your snack making game to the next level, especially as the holiday season approaches. Here are our favorite preschool snack ideas to do with kids!

Table of Contents

  1. Healthy Snacks for Preschoolers

  2. Halloween Snacks for Preschoolers

  3. Thanksgiving Snacks for Preschoolers

  4. Creative Preschool snack ideas

Healthy Snacks for Children

  1. This Mini Applesauce Muffin recipe is packed with whole grains and vitamins a perfect healthy snack for preschoolers.

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  2. Homemade Granola Bars are easy and are allergy friendly

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  3. Beet Hummus is a great source of veggie intake and a colorful food to eat.

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  4. Ants on a log — A classic kid snack that is super imaginative and healthy. Chop up some celery sticks, add peanut butter, raisins and you’re done!

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  5. Fruit Smoothies are a great way to add nutrients without your kid knowing. If veggies are a sensitive subject with your child, smoothies are the best way to mask the taste of veggies and are a better alternative to high sugar fruit juices. Here are some smoothie recipes for kids.

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    Halloween Snacks for Children

  6. Mummy Milano Cookies are an easy 4 ingredient treat perfect for any kid snack occasion.

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  7. Brownie Spiders are the perfect cute spider snacks for preschoolers for the spooky season.

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  8. Monster Avocado Toast is a season themed snack that doesn’t follow the junk food based Halloween recipes. Discover all the decorating possibilities here.

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  9. This Halloween Popcorn Mix is salty, sweet, and full of fun halloween colors kids will love.

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  10. Apple Peanut Butter Teeth are a great way to add some protein to your children's halloween party full of candy and sweets. Only three ingredients needed — Apple slices. Peanut butter, and mini marshmallows.

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    Want more Halloween snack ideas? Read our post on Halloween Snack and Treat Ideas.


    Thanksgiving Snacks for Preschools and Children

  11. Turkey Oreo Balls are a fun and simple recipe to add to the thanksgiving holiday cheer!

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  12. Cornucopia Cone is an on-theme treat and takes seconds. Simply fill your child’s favorite snack-mix into a sugar cone and you’re done!


  13. Babybel Cheese Turkeys are customizable to your liking! you can use almonds for the feathers as suggested, other possibilities include candy corns to add some sweetness or mini pretzel sticks.

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  14. Turkey Snack Bags are super versatile because what makes them festive is the packaging! With the main ingredient being a clear plastic glove, you’re free to put any snack your child loves into a turkey shaped bag.

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  15. These Turkey Leg Treats use Scooby Snacks for the ‘bone’ and rice krispies for the ‘meat’ … how cute?

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  16. Creative Child Care Snack Ideas Funfetti Energy Bites takes 10 minutes and are a colorful no-bake treat!

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  17. Blueberry Avocado Mini Muffins are perfect for your toddler or small baby and a cool way to use avocado!

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  18. Rice Balls have endless possibilities based on whatever is in your fridge, and is a fun shaped snack for children. Check out the variety of fillings you can use for Japanese rice balls here.

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  19. Rainbow Kabobs are colorful and healthy for kids! With skewers, make these with whatever fruit your kids love at the moment and bring anywhere.

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  20. Healthy Chocolate Banana Quesadilla is a creative 3-ingredient snack loaded with protein and fiber.

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Now that you have some fun Thanksgiving snacks for the table, get started looking at some Thanksgiving decoration ideas to fully enjoy the holidays!

These fun and easy treats are kid friendly and innovative. With a lot of food fun to be had this holiday season, these 20 snack ideas will meet all your creative, health and preschool snack desires!


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