Are you hosting a kids party and need fun and easy finger food ideas they will love? 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 finger food appetizers, snacks and desserts that are kid friendly, healthy and EASY!
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Kid-friendly finger foods for any party
If you’re wondering, “What can I serve at a children’s party?”, you’re in luck! I created a round up of delicious kid friendly finger foods that are ideal for birthday parties, slumber parties, or after school snacking! Recipes range from snacks, appetizers and desserts all able to be eaten with just your fingers! All recipes are
cheap budget friendly and some appetizers can even be served cold!
This charcuterie board for kids will make children so excited to snack! The large spread is healthy and filled with fun finger food ideas that is 100% customizable to any child. Check out all the ideas here!
These crispy wedges are a favorite kids snack that all children will love dipping into! Roasted in the oven with olive oil and herbs, they are a healthy way to enjoy french fries!
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!
Crisp, golden brown, homemade cake rusks that are so, so easy to make! They have been a regular favorite breakfast, or tea time snack, for a long time and would be perfect for kids tea parties or birthday parties! You can even serve these with hot chocolate for dipping!
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.
Loaded with oatmeal, peanut butter and ground walnuts, these little bites are a healthy finger food snack that you wont mind giving to your kids! Plus they can be made in advance and served cold!
Air fryer pizza rolls are the best way to enjoy those pizza flavors we all love. Crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside, these rolls are the perfect finger food appetizer for kids parties!
These Mini Pink Donuts are lemony, slightly tart and BAKED! Kids can enjoy them for dessert or serve them in the morning after a sleepover party. Since they are mini, it’s totally acceptable to have more than 1 (or 2, 3, 6)!
Another yummy dip for those little fingers! This 5-minute chocolate hummus makes for a great appetizer, breakfast, or snack for kids! It’s so delicious when served with fresh fruit, cookies, pretzels, and nuts. It is also fat-free, and refined sugar free!
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!
This recipe is also called almond bark puffcorn. It is that puff corn that kids LOVE to snack on coated in almond bark. There are also different ways you can “customize” this popcorn to match a birthday party theme!
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!
The 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!
These easy celery snacks are made to look like bugs for a fun snack for the children! (Maybe if they look like bugs kids will be more inclined to eat them!)
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!
When you pull out this fun snack board, just watch the kids eyes! It is so fun to see how excited they get when food is displayed a different way! You can add any snacks or fruit to this tray as it is very customizable!
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 quinoa pizza bites are the perfect toddler quinoa bites or quinoa appetizer. Filled with greens, tomatoes, breadcrumbs, and cheese, these veggie quinoa bites taste like healthy mini pizza bites.
Homemade uncrustables are 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!
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.
Kids party decor ideas you’ll love
Now that you know what to make for your kids party, you need to think about the decor because what’s a children’s party without decorations?! Check out these fun decorating ideas that are great for your child’s birthday party.
I am a big believer in WHITE dishware as it seems to make food look more appetizing and clean.
Here are my favorites!!
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