10 after school snacks for hungry kids

Start something healthy with these 10 snacks to give your little learners the energy for homework and play. Remember, try to keep the portion small so it doesn’t spoil their dinner!

  1. Crisp bread with peanut butter or celery sticks with peanut butter are great to crunch on.
  2. Microwaved pappadums with a healthy vegetable dip.
  3. Instead of sweet treats, why not try homemade savoury mini muffins with carrot sticks, or perhaps one of our cinnamon sweet potato muffins.
  4. Mashed banana on wholegrain English muffin, topped with a drizzle of honey.
  5. Fruit basket with mini yoghurt. Try small fruits such as strawberries, blueberries and grapes. You could also freeze this snack during the summer months turning it into a frosty fruit salad.
  6. A small cup of homemade soup with toast “fingers”.
  7. Fruit kebabs – squares of kiwi fruit, orange and apple on a skewer. Alternatively your kids favourite fruits should work well as long as the pieces are bite sized.
  8. For a savoury twist on a breakfast favourite try a crumpet with tomato and melted cheese.
  9. If you want something a bit fancier, why not try raisin toast with cream cheese and sliced strawberries. It looks great and tastes delicious!
  10. Toasted bagel with cheesy or regular vegemite.