Snacks for School – School Snack Ideas

 Snack # 1 - Ants on a Log

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What you need:

  • 2 celery sticks
  • Paring knife
  • Butter knife
  • Cutting board
  • Raisins
  • Cream cheese or peanut butter

What you do:

  1. Wash the celery and use your paring knife to cut it into 4 pieces (about 5 inches long) on the cutting board.
  2. Spread cream cheese or peanut butter on the celery sticks with your butter knife.
  3. Add raisins and voila! You’ve got ants on a log.

Snack #2 - "Sushi" Rolls

What you need:

  • Cream cheese
  • 2 slices of cold cuts
  • 1 whole wheat wrap
  • Butter knife
  • Cutting board
  • Chopsticks (optional)

What you do:

  1. Place your wrap on the cutting board.
  2. Spread cream cheese on the wrap and then add your cold cuts.
  3. Roll the stuffed wrap into a tight roll.
  4. Cut the roll into 8-10 pieces (each piece should be about 2 inches wide).
  5. Grab your chopsticks and chow down!
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Snack #3 - Personal Pizza

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What you need:

  • Whole wheat pita
  • Cheese slices
  • Cherry tomatoes or tomato slices
  • Microwave-safe plate
  • Paring knife

What you do:

  1. Place your pita on the plate.
  2. Add the cheese slices and tomatoes to the pita.
  3. Put the plate inside the microwave and close it shut. Set it for 30 seconds. (Parents may need to help here)
  4. Cut the pizza into 4 slices and it’s ready!

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