Planning a party is an extremely daunting task. Planning a party for children?? Well...that's a WHOLE other animal. But before you change your mind, check out this list of kid-friendly finger food appetizers, snacks and desserts that are kid friendly, healthy and EASY!
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Kid-friendly finger foods for any birthday celebration
If you're wondering, "What can I serve at a children's birthday?", you're in luck! I created a round up of delicious kid friendly finger foods that are ideal for toddler birthday parties, slumber parties, or after school snacking!
Set up this ultimate nacho bar for the kiddos to go crazy over. It has everything from meat, cheeses, toppings to different colored tortilla chips!
Crispy tater tots covered in cheese, sour cream, bacon, guacamole, and more. How can this be bad?
Banana Chocolate Walnut Pops
These chocolate banana pops are SO delicious and super healthy. I use dark chocolate so it is low in sugar and rich on flavor. You can freeze these too for a fun bite sized kids dessert as a healthier option!
Learn how to make Birthday Cake Truffles just like the famous New York Bakery, Milk Bar. These truffles are made with leftover funfetti cake that’s coated in white chocolate and rolled in homemade cookie crumbs. What kid/adult doesn't like funfetti?!
Kids LOVE dipping! This yogurt dip is so simple to make and can be served with many different dippers such as fruit, apple straws or cookies.
Made with 4 wholesome ingredients these deliciously simple, no-bake apple pie bites are an easy sweet snack kids will love. They can eat them for breakfast, dessert, or as quick and light snack to power you and your little ones through the day.
Believe it or not, these adorable crackers are only made with a few ingredients! Grab your best fish cookie cutters and bake away! These would be a great snack for kids to make together at a birthday or slumber party!
These Peanut Butter & Jam Banana Bites are the healthiest snack ever! Clean eating, kid-friendly and ready in 2 minutes, kids will go crazy over these skewers!
Just two simple ingredients can go a long way! These potato chips are dipped in chocolate giving kids the best of both worlds, sweet and salty! Plus, they make a fun birthday party favor that even parents will enjoy!
A family favorite, these wholesome kid-friendly air fryer pizza rolls are sure to be a hit in your household! Great as a snack or a meal, they’re so easy to make that your little ones can help make them as well
It's amazing when fruit is cut into sticks how kids will eat them right up! These melon fries are a fun and super healthy snack that kids will love dipping into!
Hot dogs are always a hit with children so if you're throwing a large birthday, this is a great option! Best thing is that you need only four everyday ingredients and a few minutes to whip up Homemade Corn Dogs. They are finger food friendly and are so much healthier than fried corn dogs and kids will LOVE them!
Kids love ice cream sandwiches so why not make them together?! This recipe is for homemade oatmeal cookies but are the perfect consistency for sandwiching a scoop of ice cream in the middle!
Swap out your frozen store bought chicken nuggets and make these super easy baked nuggets instead! They not only taste better but are healthier! Pair them with different sauces for kids to go dip crazy!
Using only 3 ingredients, you can make delicious homemade gummy bears that are actually healthy! These are a perfect finger food snack, dessert and are great for kids birthday parties or pool parties!
These are such a fun french fry alternative! Kids will love dipping these into one of the three sauces such as whipped cream, chocolate and caramel sauce!
Homemade uncrustables?! They will be a birthday hit! Plus, they're a quick, freezable, kid-friendly finger food! They are always a hit with the littles, and they also work great for car trips, vacations, picnics, and other events! You control the ingredients, and they generally come out cheaper than their store-bought counterparts!
Every birthday needs popcorn! This popcorn can be ready in less than 10 minutes and is an irresistable snack kids will love! It's perfect for movie nights, birthday parties or slumber parties and is inexpensive!
These Mac n' Cheese Bites are super yummy and a great way to use up leftover mac and cheese. Crisp on the outside, gooey and cheesy in the middle, they make the perfect lunch, snack or appetizer young kids or even teenagers!
Kids LOVE french fries so why not serve them a healthier version of the popular snack! Sweet potato fries made in the air fryer come out perfect every time!
These muddy buddies are a favorite finger food with kids. This version is made without peanut butter so it is very kid friendly and extremely tasty! Get ready to eat the entire batch.
These fruit kabobs are a delicious and fun way to eat a fruit spread! Serve them with a tasty peanut butter dip to elevate their deliciousness!
These mini football pizzas are such a fun way for the kids to get involved in the kitchen! They will love making the fun football shapes and topping with cheese!
Mocktails are also something kids love to sip on! All of these are booze-free, easy and fun!
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