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Creative and Fun After School Snack Ideas

Creative and Fun After School Snack Ideas

Creative and fun after school snack ideas like banana sushi and apple sandwiches will help your kids power through homework time.

Coming up with after school snack ideas that are fun and nutritious can become challenging after a while. During our winter break, not having to worry about afternoon snacks and ALL THE THINGS related to school during gave me a chance to reset.

It helped me kick off the second half of the school year with some new creative and fun after school snack ideas.

Having that winter break from school sure was nice, but it can be a little challenging getting back into the swing of things after a vacation. One of the things I really enjoyed over winter break was no homework. There, I said it. I am not a fan of homework, and I think my dislike for homework has rubbed off onto my 8 year old. Third grade homework can be exhausting, so an after school snack that is both yummy and good for you is paramount. I have some of our favorite creative and fun after school snack ideas to share with you today. Post sponsored by Mirum but all opinions are my own.

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Creative and fun after school snack ideas like banana sushi and apple sandwiches will help your kids power through homework time.

Snacks like banana sushi and apple sandwiches will help your kids power through homework time.

Peanut Butter is my favorite protein-filled food for after school. It is the key ingredient in both of the after school snack ideas that I am sharing with you today.

You’ll also notice the brand new Grape Raspberry flavor of Sparkling ICE. My little girl loves the ICE’s after school. They are fizzy, fruity, and zero-calories! With Sparkling ICE, Peter Pan Peanut Butter (Original, Naturals and/or Simply Ground) available at Kroger, and these fun after school snack ideas homework time is sure to be a whole lot easier.

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Coming up with after school snack ideas that are fun and nutritious can become challenging after a while. Here are some delicious and nutritious after school snacks. Snacks like banana sushi and apple sandwiches will help your kids power through homework time.

Creative and Fun After School Snacks

Peanut Butter Banana Sushi and Apple Sandwiches are two of our favorite after school snacks. Did you know that Peter Pan Natural is 100% natural, non-GMO and made with sustainable palm oil? It’s 100% delicious too! These snacks come together easily, are delicious, fun to eat, and are snacks you can feel good about, Mom.

Make Peanut Butter Banana Sushi

Ingredients:
Banana
Peter Pan Peanut Butter (Original, Naturals and/or Simply Ground)
Rice Cereal

Begin making banana sushi by spreading peanut butter over a banana.

Coat banana with peanut butter.

Next, roll peanut butter-covered banana in crispy rice cereal.

Roll in rice cereal to coat.

Slice banana sushi into bite-sized pieces.

Cut into 1/2 inch slices.

Banana sushi is such a fun after school snack. It’s one that the kids will enjoy helping you make. You can make this snack even more fun by eating with chop sticks.

Banana Sushi for After School Snack

Make Apple Sandwiches

Ingredients:
Apple
Peter Pan Peanut Butter (Original, Naturals and/or Simply Ground)
Granola

Creative and fun after school snack ideas like banana sushi and apple sandwiches will help your kids power through homework time.

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Core and slice apple.

spreading peanut butter over apple slices to make apple sandwiches

Spread a generous amount of peanut butter onto one side of two apple slices.

top each slice with granola

Sprinkle one apple slice with granola and top with the other apple slice to make a sandwich.

press apple slices together to form an apple sandwich

Once the apple sandwich is made, I like to roll the edges into additional granola.

Creative and fun after school snack ideas like banana sushi and apple sandwiches will help your kids power through homework time.

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We love the combination of that creamy peanut butter and the crunch you get from the granola. This is such a fun way to eat an apple.

I hope these after school snack ideas will help you get back into the swing of things after winter break. Do you think your kids enjoy the banana sushi and apple sandwiches?

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