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Best School Snacks for Kids

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Best School Snacks for Kids

The top 8 snacks for school kids

Deciding what to pack for your kids’ school snacks can be difficult. Maybe your kids are picky eaters. Maybe you just want some new ideas to mix it up. We’re here to help. We’ve put together a list of the best school snacks for kids to spark inspiration.  

1. California Gummy Bears

California Gummy Bears are the best snacks to send your kids to school with. These sweet and healthy gummies are made from simple and natural ingredients. With a plethora of flavors to choose from, you’ll have no problem finding a gummy bear flavor that your kids love. Our cherry, raspberry, strawberry, pink grapefruit, tangerine, mango, peach, lime, blueberry, and grape gummies are made using natural fruits and kosher gelatin.

2. Sandwiches

Sandwiches are a versatile and nutritious school snack for kids. You can stack this snack with your child’s favorite fillings. Some kids prefer savory options such as turkey and cheese. Others love a sweet sandwich like sunflower butter and jelly. 

3. Cookies

Your child will love seeing a cookie in their lunch box. Not all cookies are unhealthy. You can sneak some wholesome ingredients in. However, a good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie will be a welcomed surprise for any kid. 

4. Fruit

Whole foods are among the healthiest snacks for kids. Fruit is an easy, nourishing, and tasty snack for kids. Stone fruits like peaches and apples are convenient to pack and send with your child to school. You can also put some berries in a small container for your child to snack on. Keep your children's favorite fruits on hand, and you can’t go wrong. 

5. Jerky

Jerky is a protein-filled snack that many kids love. Try out turkey, beef, or even bison jerky to see what your kids like. It’s a creative way to feed your children balanced snacks full of nutrients.

6. Cheese and crackers

Cheese and crackers are classic snacks. Parents love this snack because it’s a sugar-free, nutrient-balanced, and easy option. Kids love it because it’s interactive and tasty! When you give this to your kids for their school snack, you know they will be getting some protein and fat in their diet from the cheese and carbohydrates from the crackers. 

7. Bars

There are hundreds of snack bars on the market today. Most contain nutrients to give your kids wholesome energy at school. Next time you’re looking for a wholesome snack, head to the bar aisle at the grocery store. Just make sure to read the ingredients to make sure the bar is all-natural and healthy for your kids.  

8. Vegetables

Pack a balanced and nutritious lunch box for your kids by including some vegetables. Cucumbers, carrots, and celery travel well with kids. Pair these nutritious veggies with ranch dressing or hummus for added flavor. 

The bottom line

Packing over 180 lunches per year can get monotonous. Parents often search for new ideas for snacks that will satisfy their children’s preferences and nutritional needs. Reference this list next time you need some snack ideas. Try packing California Gummy Bears for a sweet, all-natural snack your kids will love. 


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