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Are your kids famished when they come home after school? Back-to-school snacks are such an important part of our routine.


School book sandwiches are so fun — add them to your kids’ lunch or keep them on hand for an after school snack.

Make book-shaped rice krispie treats and write your kids’ favorite subjects on them. via The Simple Parent

Dress up a plain old apple with this squirmy, wormy apple snack. via Babble

How adorable are these chocolate-covered pretzels in the shape of apples?! via Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten Class

Work on the spelling list while you snack with these homemade alphabet cheese crackers.

Pencil pretzel rods are so fun — these could be a super cute class snack! via Ode to Inspiration

Apple doughnuts would be such a great back-to-school breakfast treat. via Your Homebased Mom

Avoid juice and flavor water for your kids to hydrate before they go off to the afternoon activity with lemon slices and mint sprigs. via Healthy Mama

You won’t believe what this healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip is made from.

Create healthy ice cream for the kids from frozen bananas. Yummy! via We Made That

Have a pro-biotic and antioxidant-rich Yogurt-Berry Popsicle ready to help ward off the back-to-school yuckies. via Daisy Snu

Be silly and create Apple faces for the kids from halves of apples and candy toppings.

These homemade fruit roll-ups require just one ingredient.

Make your own gogurt tubes — then you know what all the ingredients are!

Turn cereal into the perfect snack with these no-bake honey nut cheerio bars. via Averie Cooks

Here is another yogurt and berries idea — make smoothie stars — great for tots too! via Come Together Kids

No-bake breakfast balls are perfect for a quick snack in the afternoon.

Butterfly pretzel treats are a unique twist on traditional celery snacks. via Foodie Fun

Kids love “fun” snacks. Fruit leather is one of “those” snacks at our house, rare and cherished by the kiddos. via Healthy Mama

Make them work for their snack. Hide it in different parts of the house and give them a treasure map for them to follow.

Need something more filling? Make a savory roll! via Rainy Day Mum

Kids will gobble up this healthy banana split! via Comeback Momma

…and our personal favorite after-school snack are soft pretzels. These are SO yummy and addictive!

What do your kids love to eat when they get home from a day full of learning? Stop by our Facebook page and let us know!!

About the Author:

Rachel Miller is the original Quirky Momma of Kids Activities Blog and co-author of 101 Kids Activities that are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! & The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments. Rachel can now be found blogging at One Crazy House .