8 Fun Spring-themed Snacks for Toddlers

As the days get longer, and flowers begin to bloom, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the beauty of spring with your little ones. Spring-themed snacks not only add a burst of colour to your toddler’s plate but also create memorable and enjoyable eating experiences, making them perfect for birthday parties, too. Here we share eight delightful spring-inspired snacks that are not only tasty and fun to prepare but also expose your little one to a variety of colours and textures in a way that is enticing for them. 

8 fun spring-themed snacks for toddlers

Butterfly Sandwiches

Transform ordinary sandwiches into fluttering butterflies by using cookie cutters to shape them. Add colourful fruit slices to decorate. 

Butterfly sandwiches

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Fruity Rainbow Kebabs

Create a rainbow with bite-sized fruit pieces like strawberries, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, blueberries, and grapes. Thread them onto skewers for a visually appealing and healthy snack. Look for kebab sticks that don’t have sharp ends or use lollipop sticks.

Fruity rainbow kebabs

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Veggie Garden Snack

Fill a little bowl with hummus and ‘plant’ some veggie sticks.This edible garden is not only cute but also a great way to get your little one to eat veggies.

Veggie garden snack

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Flower Pancakes

Whip up some fluffy pancakes and use colourful fruits like strawberries, blueberries, and banana slices to make flower shapes. Let your toddler decorate their own pancake garden with yoghurt as the ‘glue’.

Flower pancakes

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Ladybug Crackers

Spread cream cheese or peanut butter on round crackers and add cherry tomato halves for the body and black olive slices for spots. These ladybug crackers are both adorable and delicious.

Ladybug crackers

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Celery Stick Butterflies

Fill the celery ‘bodies’ with cream cheese or peanut butter, and add raisins, pretzels, or small cucumber slices as the butterfly’s wings and antennae.

Celery stick butterflies

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Rainbow Veggie Plate

Create a vibrant rainbow of veggies like cherry tomatoes, red bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers, and purple cabbage on a plate. Serve with a tasty dip for added fun.

Rainbow veggie plate

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Colourful frozen yoghurt bites

On the warmer spring days, cool things down with frozen yoghurt bites. Simply spoon dollops of your toddler’s favourite yoghurt into silicone muffin liners and add small fruit pieces like berries, mango, or banana slices on top. Freeze until solid, and voilà!

Colourful frozen yoghurt bites

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Spring is the season of renewal and growth, and what better way to celebrate it than with these delightful spring-themed snacks for your toddlers? These fun and nutritious snacks not only encourage healthy eating but also provide opportunities for creativity and bonding in the kitchen. So, grab your aprons and get ready to enjoy the flavours and colours of spring with your little ones! Happy snacking!