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20 Easy & Fun Summer Snacks for Kids!

Summer is here and you know what that means, lots of playing outdoors and by the pool which leads to one thing…really hungry kids! That’s why you will love this collection of cute and fun summer snacks for kids. Make them together, and share them with friends and family this summer! 

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Caterpillar Grapes

This is a refreshing, cool, and healthy snack that your kids can help make.

All that you need is some frozen grapes, toothpicks, and a little black gel food coloring to make some caterpillar grapes of your own! 

Fruit Cones

Fruit Cones are a healthy summer treat that is perfect for camping or even out by the pool. You can pre-cut your favorite fruits ahead of time and keep them in the fridge until everyone is ready for a snack.

When the kids get hungry simply scoop the fruit into an ice cream cone for a quick, simple treat! 

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Kool-Aid Sherbet

Looking for a fun summer treat that the kids can help you make? Then this Kool-aid sherbet might be the recipe that you are looking for.

With just three ingredients and a little freezer time, you can make sherbet in a variety of cool flavors. 

Pizza Crescent Rolls 

Do your kids love pizza? Then these three ingredient pizza rolls are perfect for whipping up a quick snack in the kitchen, and the kids can even help to make them.

Cheese sticks, pepperoni, and crescent rolls are all you need for this delicious and fun snack. 

Banana Sushi

Yeah, this one might sound a little strange, but it’s healthy and delicious! This cute snack is fun for the kids to make and the combinations of how you could make them are pretty much endless. This summer snack is sure to be a hit! 

Watermelon Popsicles

Looking for a juicy and refreshing, fun summer treat? Then these watermelon popsicles are for you. Just blend chunks of fresh watermelon in the blender and pour them into cups or popsicle molds. Then you add some chocolate chips for “seeds” so they look just like watermelon! How cute is that? 

Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt Bites

Looking for a healthy fun treat that will help keep you cool this summer too? Then make up a batch of these peanut butter frozen yogurt bites to keep in the freezer. Greek yogurt, peanut butter, maple syrup, and a little vanilla extract are all you need for these refreshing treats. 

Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bark

This frozen yogurt fruit bark recipe is a cool and refreshing summer treat that the kids can make themselves! All you need is some plain or Greek yogurt and a bunch of their favorite fruit sliced up. Let them take the fruit slices and add them to the yogurt to freeze into yummy fruit bark!  

Fruit and Cracker Pizzas

Here’s another cute and fun summer snack for kids that you can let them make themselves! Fruit and cracker pizzas are easy to make, all you need are some crackers, cream cheese, and some cut-up fruit! 

Popcorn Ball Ice Cream Cones

Popcorn is always a fun snack, but what if you take it up a notch and make sticky popcorn ball ice cream cones? There are so many different ways that you can decorate these to fit in with a party theme, or simply for a tasty snack! 

M&M Energy Bites

These M&M energy bites are the perfect snack to take with you on a hike or a day by the pool. The kids can help you make them in just a few minutes and you only need a few simple ingredients like honey, peanut butter, and rolled oats. 

Tie-Dye Sugar Cookies

There is something about brightly colored tie-dye that just reminds you of hot summer days. That’s why these tie-dye sugar cookies are the perfect fun summer treat to serve to kids all summer long! Let the kids help you make them for even more summer fun. 

Sour Patch Grapes

Looking for a sweet treat to satisfy the kid’s craving, but want to keep them out of the candy bowl? Then you and the kids need to make a batch of Sour Patch grapes, they are healthier than candy and still give the sweet and sour flavor profile of candy! 

Zoo Trail Mix

Planning a trip to the zoo or an animal preserve this summer? Then you are going to need some zoo trail mix! The kids can help create this fun trail mix and it is sure to be their favorite snack of your trip! Teddy Grahams, animal crackers, goldfish, pretzels, and M&M’s are all you need for this neat summer treat! 

Kool-Aid Slushie

Looking for a sweet, refreshing treat to help the kids cool off this summer? Then make some Kool-Aid slushies in the blender! You can make whatever flavor they like best, and all you need is Kool-Aid, ice, water, sugar, and a blender! 

Orange Creamsicle Popsicles

Homemade Orange Creamsicle popsicles are a delicious fun summer treat that the kids will ask for all summer long. All you need is orange juice concentrate, heavy whipping cream, mandarin oranges, sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix them together, put them in the freezer and enjoy! 

Apple Smile Snack

These apple smile snacks are a perfect fun summer treat that the kids can make themselves! All you need are apples, peanut butter, and marshmallows for the teeth. Cut the apples for them and let the kids do the rest. 

Homemade Dunkaroo Dip 

Do your kids love dunking their snacks into a dip? Then you need to make this homemade dunkaroo dip! Yogurt, funfetti cake mix, and whip cream are all the ingredients it takes to make this sweet treat. Once it is made the kids can dunk animal crackers, graham crackers, or even apple slices or strawberries in it. 

Fish in the River

Trying to sneak some fresh vegetables into your kid’s diet this summer? Then these fish in the river are the fun summer snack that you need! Celery, cream cheese spread, and goldfish are all that you will need for this snack! 

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bites

Bananas and chocolate taste delicious when combined and you will love these banana chocolate chip ice cream bites made with just two ingredients! All you need are some frozen bananas, chocolate chips, a blender, and a mini muffin tin! 

Which of these cute fun summer snacks are you going to make for your kids first? There are so many great options to choose from it will be hard to decide! What are some of your favorite cute and fun summer snacks for kids?  


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