It's time to toss your
cookies and ditch the carrot sticks. Retire the old refreshments
and upgrade your munchies. Take your Easter snacks to the next
level with these cool ideas. These snacks are fun to make, fun to
eat, and will leave your kids wanting more.
- Pretzel Crosses-I love it
when you can incorporate the Bible into snack time and over at Almost Unschoolers there are some great Easter
treats that can help kids remember what they discovered about
Easter. My favorite are the dipped pretzel crosses. They're so
simple to make and can easily be used to start up a discussion
- Peep Casserole-I love Peeps. I love
putting them in a microwave and watching them expand, and then
stopping it right before they explode and eating the gooey remains
right away. So when I saw this amazing snack over at The Party Animal, I
had to share it with you. Warning: It's not the healthiest snack,
and your kids will be jumping off the walls...but it's really
- Healthy Easter Bunny-OK, that last one may have been a little too
extreme for some of you. For those who would rather not give their
kids a five-hour sugar rush, try this fruit-face snack from The Prime Pursuit.
Here are instructions to make your own bunny or chick with fruit,
veggies, and other healthy snacks.
- Jesus is Alive-Time and money not on
your side? Here is a super-quick and super-cheap Easter snack that
focuses on the empty tomb. Brought to us by Decorating by day, all you need is a doughnut,
an Oreo, and a graham cracker.
- Easter Eggs in Brownie Nests-This fun snack by the people at Babble is a hit
with chocolate lovers. Younger kids will love placing the eggs in
the nest, and you can talk with your older kids about the
connection between eggs, the new life they bring, and how we can be
Make sure to check out some of my previous
5 Amazing Easter Crafts and
5 Ways to Boost Your Easter Egg Hunt. And for more great Easter
ideas, check out Children's Ministry's own Pinterest page!
As always, feel free to share with us your
tips and tricks for Easter in the comment section below.