Are you looking for a fun activity for the Spring Break? How about cooking healthy snacks for kids with their help. When children are involved in the cooking process, they will be more likely to eat what they prepared because they were invested in preparing those yummy healthy snacks. Involving kids in the kitchen has other benefits too: it improves their maths skills, their fine motor skills and creativity. You just need to supervise and you will be amazed by their creativity and talents.
What better timing and activity to do in spring break: involving kids in the kitchen and preparing yummy healthy snacks during the spring break. I will share with you my kids’ favorite healthy snacks
Top 4 healthy snacks for kids
You will need: 2 cups of flour, 3 eggs, 2 cups 1/2 of mil. Check our detailed crepe recipe with amazing photos.
You can eat crepes for breakfast with topped with fruits, honey, maple syrup. You can also eat them for lunch: with cooked eggs, cheese, mushrooms. Your little one can prepare the batter and your older can cook them under your supervision. If you are not comfortable, just let them prepare the batter.
They are fun and healthy snacks for kids. My 4 year-old loves decorating them with her favorite chocolate topping. You can add in some fruits in the batter for your picky eaters. You can bring them in your child’s lunch bag when you go out for an activity. If you make a big batch, you can freeze them and eat them at your convenience. Our favorite muffin recipe is the peanut butter muffin
Let the children choose their favorite fruits. Help them with the chopping. Toss them together with the honey, maple syrup in a serving bowl. You can sprinkle coconut on top or some nuts.
It is a great combination of sweet and salt. The children can help you make this healthy snack. You can enjoy it during a family movie night. Read our Pretzel Mix recipe for detailed instructions.
Preparing healthy snacks for kids does not have to be complicated: all you need is creativity and kid’s involvements! Happy Spring Break.