Do you have a preschool child at home? Here are 28 fun, festive, and HEATLHY preschool Christmas party snacks to bring to the holiday party this year!
The holidays are a fun time of year- full of celebrations and parties. It can be hard to keep your kid’s sugar intake to a low level during the holiday season.
Do you have a preschool Christmas party this season and want to bring a more healthy snack to share with the kids?
It’s easier than you think to make kid’s snacks healthy- all you need is to focus on real food like fruit, vegetables and proteins!
Sometimes it as simple as packaging or plating your healthy snacks in a Christmas-y way!
So ditch the cookies, candies, and sugar filled pre-packages snacks, and choose one of these healthy preschool Christmas party snacks instead!
Delicious & Healthy Preschool Christmas Party Snacks
Fruit and Veggie Preschool Christmas Party Snack Ideas
Fruit is full of natural sweetness that kids love. And vegetables are full of color and nutrients.
Choose some of these healthy fruit and vegetable ideas for your child's holiday party snacks.
Santa And Elf Oranges for a Christmas Snack!
Small mandarin oranges and clementines are abundant in the stores in the winter- and they are prefect for preschoolers!
Their small size makes them just the right size for little bellies and their rinds are easy enough to peel without help.
Instead of sugary treats, bring a platter of these fun and festive little oranges- complete with Santa and elf hats!
Santa Belly Fruit Cups
Dress up you fruit cups and turn them into Santa!
I recommend choosing a fruit cup that is packed in 100% juice as opposed to syrup and avoid any artificial dyes and food coloring.
Then all you have to do is draw on the Santa belt and you have a cute snack for your preschool Christmas party!
Christmas Apple Sandwiches
Make apple slices into a festive Christmas snack for your preschooler's class party with just a few ingredients.
All you need is some small holiday cookie cutters, apples, and peanut butter and your have a cute snack!
Don't forget to make sure peanut butter is allowed in the classroom, or swap it out for something else- like cheese!
Sledding Penguins Frozen Bananas
I loved chocolate dipped bananas growing up and these super cute chocolate banana penguins are just adorable!
They do have a little candy, but the bulk of the snack is fruit!
Watermelon Christmas Trees
Watermelon is usually considered a summer fruit, but if you can find it in December, it can make a wonderful, healthy snack for your preschoolers Christmas party!
Just cut the watermelon into wedges and decorate them as Christmas trees!
Christmas Fruit Tree Platter
Fruit makes a great base for a Christmas tree shaped snack platter!
You can use any green fruit- kiwi, granny smith apples, pears, halved grapes, etc. And decorate with red and blue fruits like berries.
Arrange the fruit so it is shaped like a tree- and don't forget the star!
Christmas Banana Snowmen Skewers
These mess-free banana snowman are super easy to put together and look great piled on a platter together.
For a preschool holiday party, opt for blunt ended skewers instead of pointed, for the safety of the kids!
Reindeer Apple Slices
Round apple slices make a wonderful base to create all sorts of Christmas critters.
Like these reindeer apple slices!
Don't forget to check that peanut butter is safe for the kids in your child's class.
Easy Snowmen Fruit Cups
Here's another adorable- and simple- fruit cup snack idea.
Turn your pear fruit cups into snowmen! Remember to choose fruits packed in 100% juice with no extra sugar added.
Grinch Santa Hats with Fruit!
The Grinch is a classic Christmas story that's loved by kids and parents alike.
Make these adorable Grinch-themed Santa heads made with grapes, bananas and grapes!
Peanut Butter Celery Reindeer Sticks
Most kids love ants on a log, so they are sure to love this Christmas version as well.
Make Reindeer celery sticks using peanut butter, pretzels, and celery!
Christmas Tree Shaped Veggie Tray
Want to make veggies look fun and exciting? Shape them like a Christmas tree!
Be sure to choose kid-friendly veggies that are cut small.
Carrots, cherry tomatoes, pepper slices, celery sticks, and cucumber are all good choices.
And don't forget the dip!
Healthy Christmas Party Snacks Featuring Cheese
Cheese is a wonderful option for a kids' snacks.
It's full of protein and calcium- and most kids love it!
Santa's Belly Cheeses
Babybel cheese with a paper Santa belt = a perfect, healthy snack for any preschool Christmas party!
Kids love cheese and Babybel cheese is the perfect individual size.
Babybel Cheese Santa
You can also go one step further and turn your Babybel cheese into Santa instead!
Use cream cheese to make the beard and hat trimmings.
String Cheese Snowmen
You can't go wrong with string cheese for preschoolers. And these individually wrapped snowman string cheeses are adorable!
Simply use sharpies to draw on the outside of the package to turn it into a snowman!
Just be sure to purchase cheese sticks that don't have a writing on the individual packages.
Easy Cheese Christmas Trees
Here's another cheese snack for preschoolers!
Make cheese Christmas trees! You can use cheese sticks or block cheese cut into different sizes,
Stack them up to form a tree shape.
Easy Christmas Santa Crackers
Make a platter of cracker Santas that kids will love!
All you need is round crackers, cheese, and dried tomatoes or pepperoni for the hats!
Easy Reindeer Cracker Snacks
Or you can make Rudolph with your crackers instead!
All you need is peanut butter, pretzels, and a few candies to make these adorable Christmas party snacks!
Deconstructed Snowman Snack Bags
If you'd like to bring individual snacks to your preschoolers Christmas party, try these deconstructed snow man snack bags.
All you need is cheese, carrots, pretzels, and raisins!
Do you want o bring something a little more substantial and meal-like for your child's preschool Christmas party?
Make up a platter of one of these sandwiches for the kids!
Easy Reindeer Sandwiches
These adorable reindeer sandwiches can be customized to the tastes of the kids.
Make ham and cheese sandwiches or PB&J sandwiches- or anything you like!
Use cookie cutters to make fun face shapes and add pretzels for the antlers.
Quick & Easy Reindeer Pizza Quesadillas
These reindeer pizza quesadillas are perfect for kids.
Use small tortillas and cut the wedges small so you have kid-sized portions for the whole class!
Avocado Christmas Trees
Avocados are so healthy- and their vibrant green color makes them the perfect base for a Christmas tree lunch!
Cut wedges of tortillas to spread the avocado on and use tomatoes to decorate the trees.
These coconut snowballs are sweetened with honey and coconut- making them healthier than many other snack balls,
They are no-bake- making it super easy to whip up a batch for your child's preschool Christmas party!
DIY Egg Snowmen
Swap out the tray of deviled eggs for these adorable hard-boiled egg snowmen.
All you need is eggs, carrots, peppercorns, and parsley.
Kids may enjoy putting this snack together themselves as a party activity before eating!
Preschool Christmas Party Drink Ideas
No preschool Christmas party would be complete without drinks! Here are some fun ideas for both juice boxes or water bottles to make them more festive and holiday-themed.
Don't forget to opt for 100% juice as opposed to punch, soda, or juice cocktail.
Reindeer Juice Boxes
Turn your juice boxes into Rudolph!
Simply wrap your juice in brown paper, add antlers nd a face you've got a super cut drink for the kids to enjoy.
Snowman Juice Boxes
Maybe you'd rather have snowmen?
Print out these cute snowmen juice box covers for the party instead!
Water is one of the best options for kids to drink.
Dress up your water bottles with some pipe cleaner antlers, googly eyes, and a red pompom nose!
Melted Snowman Water Bottles
Or print out these super cute melted snowman water bottle labels for a super easy drink for your preschooler's class party!
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