Preschool Snack Recipes


Preschool snack recipes can give kids a chance to get their hands involved in cooking experiences and be able to eat their creations. Every preschooler loves the chance to cook like a big person and play with their food. In my experience teaching preschool age kids and doing many preschool playgroups these are some of mine, and the kids, favorite preschool recipes.
preschool recipes collage

Favorite & Easy Snack Recipes for Preschoolers

Painted Toast
painting toast

Cat Eyes
cat eyes snack

Yogurt Parfaits
yogurt parfait

More Parfait Ideas
Make homemade butter
homemade butter

Gingerbread Men
gingerbread man

Yogurt Cups
yogurt  cups

Cereal Snack Mix
cereal snack mix

Green Eggs and Ham
green eggs

Trail Mix
trail mix

Apple Smiles

apple smiles

Homemade Pretzels
soft pretzel


Biscuit Sticks
biscuit sticks
Muffins
muffins

Banana Bread
banana bread

Fruit Kabobs on Straws
fruit kabob


ABC Sugar Cookies
abc cookie cutters

Fruit with Fruit Dip
fruit dip
Serve dip in mini paper cups.
Ants on a Log
ants on log
Fruit (or Veggie) Flowers
vegetable flower

Fruit Bugs
fruit bugs


Banana Balls
rolling banana balls

More Snack Ball Recipes
Rolled up Sandwiches
roll up sandwich

Fishing with a Pole
fishing pole

Ice Cream in a Baggie
baggie ice cream
Banana Wrap
banana wraps

Apple Wrap
apple wrap


Edible Stoplight
Stop light edible craft

Apple Cars
apple cars
Edible Aquariums
aquarium edible


Bagel Snowman
bagel snowman



More Preschool Recipes

Homemade Apple Leather

Learn how to make homemade apple fruit leather.
apple fruit leather

No Mess S'mores

by Taylor S.(MO, USA)
You will need:
  • 1 tortilla
  • 1 mini candy bar (if you want a healthier snack use sliced fruit instead)
  • mini marshmallows
  • 1 pan
What you do:
Take your tortilla and put it in a pan or plate. Warm tortilla. Be careful not to burn the tortilla. Or warm in a microwave for 15-20 seconds. Then remove the tortilla and add the mini candy bar and the mini marshmallows.
tortilla smores tortilla smores
For different tastes change the amount of toppings you put in the tortilla. After you have added toppings to your liking, wrap the tortilla up and enjoy!

Animals on a Log

Make a twist on the ants on a log idea by using animal crackers and adding "food" for the animals.
animals on the log

Tic Tac Toe Snack

A fun way to serve sandwiches for lunch or snack, and get your young children to eat it, is to let them play with their food! Try this Tic Tac Toe game lunch idea.
tic tac toe sandwiches

Homemade Gummies

Create homemade gummies kids will love for snack time. You can create different shape and sizes the kids will love too.
gummy hearts

Smoothie Bowls

Create a smoothie into a fun work of art with smoothie bowls.
smoothie bowl



Make teaching easier with our activities and recipes compiled in one easy to read format.


Animal Food Fun

Use any of our animal theme ideas preschoolers love this!
bear pancakes

Apple Salad



Fruit Salad Cups

Add a fruit salad to a hollowed out orange for some fun.
fruit salad orange cup

Animal Toasts

Create a boring piece of toast into a fun snack with these ideas/ Use Nutella, peanut butter or cream cheese as the spread. Then add fruit to make animal faces.
animal spread toasts
Or use rice cakes for a base to your animal toasts.

Theme Ideas

Take a theme a week and read books, do art projects and make theme related snacks to go with it. We have a lot of themes to choose from like owls, space, sports, flowers and more to interest your young learners.
theme diners

Mice Cheese Snack

Who said a cheese and cracker snack had to be boring?! Create some little cheese mice and crackers instead. Using triangle shaped cheese, add almond ears and dried fruit for noses and eyes.
mice cheese and crackers snack

Edible Crafts

See more edible craft ideas that are great for this age.
edible crafts

Preschool Worksheets

Add some preschool worksheets in with all these fun preschool snack recipe ideas!
preschool worksheets

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Healthy Snacks For Kids Video


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Banana Dog 
You will Need: Banana (dog body) pretzel sticks (for legs and tail) Chocolate chips or Mini Marshmallows (for eyes) cashew or peanut halves (for ears) …

Seasoned Cracker Snacks 
Ingredients: 10 cups oyster crackers or plain goldfish crackers 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 tsp garlic salt 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp dried oregano …

Preschool Pizza Bread 
Fun Preschool Activity Ingredients: Slice Bread Slice Cheese Ketchup (Squeeze Bottle) Italian Season Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Squeeze ketchup …

1,2,3 fruit kabobs 
On a kabob stick add one apple slice, two strawberries, three grapes ( or whatever fruit you want). Cooking lesson teaches number order and helps with …

Green Eggs and Ham 
Ingredients: 1-2 eggs 1-2 Tablespoons chopped spinach 1 Tablespoon water or milk 1/4 cup diced ham Salt and pepper to taste Directions: …

Make Butter  
All you need is a plastic jar, 35% cream, and some crackers or bread to put the butter on. Pour the cream into the bottle filling it about half way. Then …

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