15 Summer Snack Ideas Your Kids Will Love

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 summer snack ideas for kids

Ready for the words “Mom, I’m Hungry!” all day?!

With school out for the Summer, you may be needing some inspiration for keeping those kiddos fed! Here are 15 easy and delicious options for you to consider.

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1.) Frozen Fruit Kabobs

Just dip berries in yogurt and freeze for this fun and refreshing snack!

homemade fruit otter pops

2.) DIY Otter Pops

The best part of these portable snacks is that you can customize them with healthier dye-free ingredients according to what your kids love and use whatever fruit and juice combinations you happen to have in your fridge or freezer!

3.) Chocolate Chip Raspberries

We love this simple and yummy snack idea for summer! Just add white or chocolate chips to the inside of fresh raspberries.

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4.) Homemade Microwave Popcorn

Did you know that you can easily make your own popcorn at home in your microwave using just 3 ingredients and a paper sack? Yep, it is that simple and so darn good (and so much healthier than the traditional microwave packets!).

oatmeal energy bites

5.) Oatmeal Energy Bites

They taste like a yummy no-bake cookie, are fun to make, and most importantly – kids and adults love them!

homemade dole whip6.) Homemade Pineapple Dole Whips

Try this homemade version of the popular Disney treat. It’s just two ingredients and pretty healthy too!

gluten free trail bars

7.) Homemade Trail Bars

Check out these yummy Gluten-Free Trail Bars packed full of healthy whole grains, nuts and seeds! They are great for a delicious snack and/or are perfect for a quick breakfast on the go!

frozen yogurt bark

8.) Easy Frozen Yogurt Bark

What a creative way to serve fruit and yogurt! You can of course customize this idea with any fruit or topping combination your family prefers.

chocolate smoothie

9.) Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

If you love chocolate and avocados separately, try combining them in your next banana smoothie for a yummy and creamy breakfast or midday snack! It’s an unexpected delicious combo.

strawberry yogurt snack
10.) Homemade Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles

Take advantage of fresh summer strawberries by making a homemade and refreshing frozen treat. These simple Strawberry Yogurt Pops require a blender, popsicle molds, and just three simple ingredients!

11.) Low Sugar Banana Muffins

Consider baking these if you need to make use of over-ripe bananas! This easy recipe swaps out sugar for honey and uses Greek yogurt in place of oil. Such a yummy homemade snack!

watermelon on a stick

12.) Frozen Watermelon on a Stick

Sometimes the simplest snacks are the best! Freezing watermelon slices while using popsicle sticks as handles is a fun idea for kids.

13.) 3 Ingredient Pizza Crescents

The result is a yummy melted pizza snack that’s both easy to make and definitely kid-approved!

14.) Apple Fruit Bowls

Serving fruit has never been so cute with these fun Apple Fruit Bowls that are actually pretty easy to make!

caramel dip
15.) Easy Caramel Dip

Here’s how to make a creamy delicious caramel dip  using only a can of sweetened condensed milk, perfect for dipping apples in!

 Lina (lina@hip2save.com) loves cooking new recipes, thrift store shopping, and DIY home decor projects. 

Lina has a Bachelor's Degree from Northern Arizona University with 10 years of blogging and photography experience having work featured in Today.com, Martha Stewart, Country Living, Fox News, Buzzfeed, and HGTV.

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  1. Laura

    I really like number 1 and 10, very cool looking.

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks Laura!

  2. Sheri

    Thank you for this great list! I think that my 11 year-old and 14 year-old may enjoy making, as well as eating, some of these.

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Sure- yes that sounds great!

  3. crystalsnow

    These are awesome! Thanks!

  4. Lolie

    Great ideas for my 2 hungry boys!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks Lolie!

  5. Shannon

    Those Popsicle molds are so cool! What a good idea!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks Shannon!

  6. Tonya

    Healthy and fun! Thanks so much 😊

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks for reading Tonya!

  7. Leighton

    Thumbs up on the list!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks Leighton!

  8. Maria

    That smoothie looks delicious!!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks Maria!

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