Who doesn’t a love a little fun with food? These 35 food crafts provide creative and easy first day of school snacks for your kids. Warning, these schoolyard snacks might be too cute to eat!
Ready for back to school? The kids will be excited and then exhausted! Give them a creative fun after school snack that will give them a pep in their step when they get home and gear them up for … homework time!
What are some good snacks for school?
The best snacks for school are healthy and build brain power instead of providing sugar that will later drop in the day and create an afternoon crash. It’s important to provide you child with protein, a small amount of carbohydrates and healthy sugars. You also want to be aware of allergies in the classroom and know the rules for sending in such snacks such a peanuts and dairy allergies.
Some good snacks for school include
Individually wrapped non-perishable snacks
It’s okay, as well, to offer a fun school snack for a special occasion like a birthday treat or the first day of school!
These schoolyard snacks would be great to pack in their lunches. They’re perfect for a school playdate, classroom school snack for students and a sweet treat for the teacher (let’s not forget our wonderful educators!) I encourage you to have them help in the preparation process. The only thing they’ll love more than making these snacks is eating them!
These schoolyard snacks are excellent for a tasty treat and create fun Back to School Traditions. Healthy snack for kids options including fruit on a stick but also a tasty treat like back to school apple rice kripsies treat – with a secrete candy for a steam!
Apple Rice Krispie Treats from Gourmet Month Ego
Banana Splits on a Stick on Frugal Coupon Living
Graham Crackers Pencils on Frugal Coupon Living
School Bus Treat from Happy Home Fairy
Apple Oreo Pops from Frugal Coupon Living.
You Are One Smart Cookie from Jaseys Crazy Daisy
Apples and apples and more apples make up these back to school snacks for students.
Apple Donuts from Frugal Coupon Living
Donut Sandwich from Super Healthy Kids
Apple Sauce Cupcakes from Parenting.com
Chalkboard Cookies and Edible Chalk from Frugal Coupon Living.
Pencil Push Up Pops from Bakerella
Apple Cupcakes from Frugal Coupon Living
For these first day of school snacks we are adding in a few fruit kabobs, a back to school lunch trail mix and even kissing hand cookies!
Fruit and Cheese Kabobs from My Baking Addiction
Woodland Owl Bagel from Frugal Coupon Living
Owl and Tree Snack from Meet the Dubiens (link no longer available)
FREE You Rule Snack Bag Wraps from Thrifty Handmade Days
Back to School Snack Mix from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons
The Kissing Hand Cookies from Kidney Garden
These back to the schoolyard snack ideas include such a unique lunch entrée, an edible wrapped candy pencil craft (no spreading germs) and a cute healthy snack for kids that looks like a snail!
Snail Snack and Bug from goodNes (no longer available)
FREE Printable Your’e O-FISH-ALLY a Second Grader (and other grades) from The Bubbly Blonde Teacher
Deep Dish Cupcakes from Plain Chicken
Back to School Rice Krispie Treats from Frugal Coupon Living
Peanut Butter Banana Roll Ups from Cincy Shopper
ROLO Pencil Treat from Live Laugh Growe
More creative school snacks like apple nachos, chalk board cookies, and tasty roll-up grilled cheese.
Grilled Cheese Roll-ups from Coupon Clipping Cook
Homemade Fruit Roll-ups from Raining Hot Coupons
No Bake Cereal Bars from Reasons to Skip Housework
Fruit Salad Ice Cream Cones from Bakers Royale
Blackboard Graham Crackers from Crissy Crafts
Apple Nachos from Frugal Coupon Living
Down to the last few tasty and easy snacks for kids. Hopefully you were able to celebrate the first day of school with a tasty treat and some good memories!
Apple Pretzels from Make Bake Celebrate we also like these from Two Sister Crafting.
This Year is Going to Rock Pop Rocks from Doodle Bugs Teaching
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Cookies from Munchkins Munchies (unavailable now)
Owl Pancakes from Little Nummies (unavailable now)
Apple Shaped Cupcakes from Make and Takes
Also check out these FREE Back to School Printables (Pin to Pinterest) and these Kids DIY Back to School Crafts & School Supplies (Pin to Pinterest).
Take the kids on an adventure with this Back to School Treasure Hunt. It’s a school supply scavenger hunt with 20 at home clues at they hunt for their back to school school supplies.
Don’t forget these Memorable First Day of School ideas. Pin to Pinterest.
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Last Updated on July 29, 2021 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living