Thanks to our friends at Kids Activities, we discovered this holy grail of Snack Hacks! These fun, simple and creative ideas will guarantee a smile at snack time!
Have a bin of snacks ready and waiting in the fridge. This is great for portion control and encourages diversity. Kids have to eat the whole bin before it’s replenished. via – Iheartorganizing
Don’t search for your kids cups. Glue magnets to the sides of their cups and your kids can stick cups onto the fridge. When they want a drink they can use the fridge dispenser and put the cup back on the fridge. via – Dayna Made It.
Have your fridge organized so you don’t spend time looking for food or forgetting about a veggie or snack. via – Glamorous Housewife.
Cut up apples ahead of time and then wrap a rubber band around the slices. This will keep them from turning brown. via – A helicopter mom
Enjoy drip-free popsicles. Fill the popsicle molds with jello. Tastes great and are less messy!
Play Date Tips
Give your kids cups of dip along with their veggies. This is a great make-ahead tip that works well for playdates and parties. No double dipping! via – Floor 24
Cut slivers of oranges in a jiffy – no more peeling and picking off the white of the orange!
Layer a cake evenly with the help of dental floss. You can also use this tip to cut blocks of cheese or rolls of dough. via – wiki how
Create double decker snack cups with the help of a cupcake liner. These were a huge hit at a recent slumber party! via- I can teach my child
Freeze sponges to create a safe, drip-free icepack alternative in a lunchbox. The kids can even use the sponge to clean up their table before and after they are finished eating.
Transform a regular water bottle into a sippy cup by punching a hole through the lid and inserting a straw. Perfect for a picnic. Best part, you can dispose of it when you are done.
Portion control snacks with the help of a set of old Easter eggs. You can even use an egg carton to transport the food. “Egg” lunches are my kids favorite park treat. via – Kailo Chic
Quick and Easy Treat Tips
Use a cupcake liner to contain drips when your kids are eating popscicles. Your kids won’t be as sticky!
Create ice-cream sandwiches quick and easily with mini-icecream containers. Heat your knife to make cutting them easier. Then peel the carton away before eating.
Make a single serving of cake in a mere 3 minuets with only 3 ingredients. This recipe tastes just like a mug of hot chocolate.