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55 After-School Snacks Kids Love

Now that school has started, you are back into a routine. A common part of every kid’s routine is having an after-school snack. While there are a number of products you could purchase at the store, making something from scratch is not only more affordable but also fun. There are so many fun treats you can make. This is just a small way to let your kids know that you love them and want to do something nice for them. The list below is loaded with awesome after-school snacks kids love.

Eating an after-school snack gives your kids a chance to unwind after a long day at school. It’s good to give your kids a chance to eat a healthy snack and do something they want to do. Let them watch TV or play video games for a half-hour or so before beginning homework. Kids need a break just like we do. This would also be a good time to have a bit of family time. You could play board games, sit and talk, colour together, whatever. It just depends on how old your kids are.


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Speaking of which, there are after-school snacks in this list that are good for a variety of age ranges. Some are great for younger kids while others will work for kids of all ages. Don’t limit these to being after-school snacks either. You can make these and pop them into your child’s lunchbox as well.

What are your child’s favourite after-school snacks? Do your kids reach for cookies, fruit, or maybe crackers? Do you prefer they eat something healthy or is this a time to let them indulge? Share your favourite snacks to make for your kids so that we can all benefit from even more great ideas.


After-School Snacks Kids Love


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After-School Snacks Kids Love


1. Sweet Salty S’mores – Pint Sized Treasures

2. Dr. Seuss Kid’s Lunchbox Ideas – A Mom Take

3. Mint Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding – What the Fork Food Blog

4. Back to School Trail Mix – Ottawa Mommy Club

5. Apple Pancetta and Sharp Cheddar Grilled Croissant – Creative Culinary

6. Monster Apple Bites – Crayons and Cravings 

7. Turkey Cheese Sushi Rolls – All Things Mamma

8. Fun After School Snacks – Super Healthy Kids

9. Baked Macaroni & Cheese Cups – The Mommy Mix 

10. Granola Recipe – This Mama Loves

11. Corn Dog Muffins Recipe – Moments with Mandi

12. Canadian Fried Dough Pastry Recipe – Ottawa Mommy Club

13. Unicorn Horn Snacks – Nerdy Mama

14. Snack-Time Cranberry Tuna Salad -Mom the Brave

15. Easy Mini Eggplant Pizza Recipe – Wholesome Yum

16. Summer Lemonade Fruit Salad – Homemade Interest

17. Grain-Free Paleo Granola Recipe – This West Coast Mommy

18. Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies – Celebrating A Simple Life

19. Apple Marshmallow Smiles – Raising Memories

22. Peanut Butter & Grape Rollups – Having Fun, Saving & Cooking

23. Pepperoni Rolls – Dancing Through the Rain

24. Granola Blueberry Muffins – Mooshu Jenne

25. Homemade Jello Cups for a Healthy School Lunch – Attainable Sustainable

26. Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Oatmeal Cookies – Rhian’s Recipe

27. Blackberry Apple Fruit Leather – Celebrating a Simple Life

28. Homemade Gluten-Free + Vegan Goldfish – Strength and Sunshine

29. Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe – Ottawa Mommy Club

30. Homemade Choco Taco – Dairy Free – Nerdy Mama

31. Peanut Butter Toast on a Stick – Peas and Crayons

32. Apple Protein Muffins –  One Clever Chef

33. Blueberry Mini Baked Cake Donuts with Blueberry Icing Recipe – Ottawa Mommy Club

34. Cinnamon Apple Chips –  More or Less Cooking

35. Strawberry Ladybugs –  Crayons and Cravings

36. Instant Pot Popcorn + 3 Variations – Recipes from a Pantry

38. Delightful Peanut Butter Nutella Balls Recipe – Ottawa Mommy Club

39. Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins – Sidewalk Shoes

40. 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe – Delicrunch

41. Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls Recipe – Mission to Save

42. Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe – Ottawa Mommy Club

43. Super Slimy Snail Snacks – Two Kids and a Coupon

44. Cinnamon Scones Recipe | Snickerdoodle-Style – The Anthony Kitchen

45. No Bake Energy Bites – raw, gluten free, vegan – Pink Fortitude

46. Best High Energy Snacks – Aussie Bites Copycat Recipe – A Magical Mess

47. Frosted Grapes Recipe for Healthy Snacking – Suburbia Unwrapped

48. Almond Butter Protein Snacks :: Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free –  Delicious Obesssions

49. No-Cook Pumpkin Pudding – Hybrid Rasta Mama

50. Peanut Butter And Jelly Rollups – Dancing Through the Rain

51. Chocolate Protein Power Muffins – Beekay Nutrition

52. Peanut Butter & Jelly Popcorn Recipe – Home Cooking Memories

53. Monster Energy Bites – Cooking on the Front Burner

54. Cinnamon Apple Chips – Let’s Eat Cake

55. Mini Chocolate Chess Pies – Life on Manitoulin 


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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. These are great!! I am always looking for new ways to switch up my kids snacks. I cannot wait to try some of these. starting with the apple marshmallow smiles

  2. Granola bar, and also goldfish is what I have.. I like this DIY list.. lots of health colourful ideas. Snacks brighten the day for kids of all ages

  3. I much prefer to include homemade snacks in my kids’ diet than premade, processed ones. So, I am going to be checking out a number of these recipes.


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