24 Fun and Healthy Snacks for Kids to Eat After School

I’m not sure what happens to them when they are gone at school, but it must be something that leads to a very empty stomach, because when my kids come home from school in the afternoon, they are HUNGRY!

But not to worry! With this collection of 24 healthy snacks, my kids are sure to get a boost in nutrition while filling up their bellies at the same time. And because these snacks are so fun, the kids gobble them up before they can say “homework.”

collage of healthy snacks for kids to eat after school

These Apple Turtle Snacks from Spaceships and Laser Beams are cute and yummy!

For a fun sandwich alternative, try these Turkey & Cheese Cucumber Roll-ups from My Home Based Life.

For a sweet treat, make these No-Bake Healthy Almond Joy Snack Bites from Two Healthy Kitchens.

This Yogurt and Cereal Bark is colorful and sweet, but gives your kids a punch of protein and calcium.

My kids just love these easy and inexpensive Ants on a Log from Penny Pinchin Mom.

Whip up some of your own Healthy, Homemade Fruit Snacks from Natural Beach Living.

Your little ones will squeal over these Healthy Strawberry Octopus Snacks from Spaceships and Laser Beams.

berry yogurt pops on tray of ice with a blue bowl of berries

Healthy berries and Greek yogurt in these Berry Yogurt Breakfast Pops not only make for a fun and yummy breakfast, but can become a great after-school snack, especially on those days when the temperature makes it still feel like summer.

These Banana “Sushi” Rolls are always a hit, from Mommy Musings.

Check out these adorable Banana Plane Snacks from Domestic Mommyhood.

For a fun twist on apples, make these yummy Baked Apple Chips from Schooling a Monkey.

For a healthy twist on a kid-favorite, make these Zucchini Pizza Bites from Penny Pinchin Mom.

This is perfect for dipping veggies- mix up some of this Dill Cucumber Yogurt Dip from Its Yummi.

Everyone will love these cute Apple & Celery Snail Snacks from Simplistically Living.

apple pie smoothies in two glasses with straws next to red and green apples

Tempt your kiddos with this yummy Apple Pie Smoothie, which will keep their bellies full until dinner time with all its protein.

Float away for some snack time fun with these Bell Pepper Boats from Schooling a Monkey.

For a salty, sweet crunchy treat, make these Cranberry Pretzel Cheerio Bars from Must Have Mom.

These Healthy “Palm Tree” Snacks from Stockpiling Moms will surely be a hit.

Your little ones will love assembling their own Healthy Fruit Pizzas from Two Healthy Kitchens.

We love crunching on these Crispy Parmesan Chickpeas from A Family Feast.

This After-School Trail Mix can keep in your pantry for a good long time, but it’s so yummy that it won’t be around very long.

These Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars from Centsable Momma are perfect for a morning snack or lunch box!

Another favorite is these Apple “Cookies” from Stockpiling Moms.

Finally, scare up some fun with these Apple Monster Snacks from My Joy Filled Life.

If these healthy after-school snacks have inspired you to find healthy meal options, take a look at these Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids!

5 thoughts on “24 Fun and Healthy Snacks for Kids to Eat After School”

  1. Hi there! I’m visiting via Full Plate Thursday at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage. Love this wonderful collection of fun snacks for kids. If you have time, please do pop by my website and share this post with the Hearth and Soul Link Party. It’s the kind of post we are all about! Have a lovely weekend!

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