We're sharing lots of great easy after-school snacks for kids that can be made in under 30 minutes and the kids will love.
These after school snacks are some great snack ideas that the kids are sure to love.
Making sure your kids have balanced proteins and nutrients after school is important. I love making these and having them waiting for when they get in the door.
We highlighted these Back to School Ideas along with some other fun kid's crafts in our September Crafts along with our 101+ Easy Craft Ideas for kids.
Back to School Snack Ideas
Back-to-school is in full swing over here at the Made with Happy House, how about your house?
While we're still getting our routine down, the good news is that MWH Girl is absolutely loving her Kindergarten class. She is having so much fun and comes home happy and smiling every day. All you can ask for!
After a full day of school, by the time she gets home she is so hungry. The first couple of days, I was running around trying to come up with an after-school snack for her. It didn't take but a few days to figure out that I needed to be prepared.
Here are a group of fun and HAPPY After-School Snacks recipes that are sure to fill her hungry belly.
Best After School Snacks
Ants on a Log
By Blissfully Domestic
These after-school snacks are a tried and true favorite. It was one of my favorites growing up and my kids enjoy them!
5 Ingredient Energy Balls
By Made with Happy
These energy bites are a great healthy after-school snack. It can be made with almond butter or peanut butter and are great prep ahead-of-time snack option.
Apple Sandwiches with Granola and Peanut Butter
By Whole Foods Market
These sandwiches are sweet and tart and full of all kinds of great protein.
By Kim's Healthy Eats
These carrot sticks are a great snack for hungry kids and fantastic dipped in ranch dressing.
Quick Icebox Sandwich
By Key Ingredients
These of course are a great take on store bought ice cream sandwiches. What I love about these is that they can be made with any alternative milk ice creams for those that may have an issue with dairy.
Ham and Apple Rollups
By Boars Head
These bites are full great after school boosters. They have a protein, calcium and the freshness of the apples makes it absolutely delicious.
Air Fryer Cheesy Keto Corn Dogs
By Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons
This fun spin on a hot dog is great for kids of all ages. Full of protein and are super yummy.
Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods
By Sugar and Charm
These are great all year long. Because you are adding the chocolate, swapping it out for sugar-free chocolate or dark chocolate helps with the sugar.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Rollups
By Inspirational Momma
These peanut butter chocolate tasty snacks are a fan favorite. Add some Nutella and make this a party.
Sour Worm Popsicles
By A Mom's Take
These are fun and playful and great for those warm days.
Homemade Fruit Cup
By Yummy Toddler Food
These homemade fruit cups are absolutely delicious and I may even sneak a couple for myself.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
By Eat Yourself Skinny
These sweet cookies are chalked full of yummy ingredients.
Tater Tot Pizza Sticks
By Made with Happy
Hand over a pizza on a stick. These are great for after school.
Another sweet option with these fun sprinkle-covered marshmallows.
My kids are always partial to anything with peanut butter, but I thought all of these looked nutritious (for the most part) and fun and HAPPY.
Do you have a few go-to recipes for after-school goodies? I'd love to hear about yours.
Other Back to School Activities
- Back to School Crafts
- Back to School Printables
- Must-Have School Supplies
- Back to School Bingo
- Chapter Books For Young Readers
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