While I absolutely adore the holidays, I mostly love making the holidays exciting for my kids. As a mom, it is fun for me to help my children enjoy the holidays by providing fun crafts, activities, decorations, and food ideas. These Thanksgiving turkey themed snack ideas for kids will help make Thanksgiving time much more exciting!
Fun Thanksgiving Snacks for Kids
Thanksgiving prep is usually spent in the kitchen. It can get stressful and hot, making and baking one dish after another. These are simple ways to engage kids in the kitchen and help everyone get in the mood for the holiday.
Want to know the best part? They’re delicious! Let’s check out some Thanksgiving snack crafts for kids!
If you like the idea of decorating cupcakes but want a healthier spin, these turkeys are actually decorated apples! How cute!
Step up your Rice Krispies treat game with these adorable feathered creatures. Candy corn for the wings and even edible eyes! These Thanksgiving treats for preschoolers are gobbling good!
Whether you are creating Thanksgiving snack bags for your child’s classroom or for your own kids, these turkey gloves are super simple to make and versatile to your tastes too!
A super cute and simple pretzel treat for your fall season. These are portable too if you are on the move for your holiday feast!
Who doesn’t love a cute turkey snack for kids?! This is a fun portable treat turned turkey! This seems like a super inexpensive way to add some turkey fun!
Another prepackaged turkey treat that will make this sweet snack easy to take to friends and neighbors!
This cornicopia snack is perfect for a classroom treat or a place setting for the big dinner. Such a fun idea!
A fun cooking activity that will help everyone get in the Thanksgiving mood, and have a delicious snack too!
A wonderful activity that is not only a yummy snack, but will help strengthen fine motor skills, patterns, colors and more!
Want more creative Thanksgiving snacks for kids? These turkey treats are so easy to make that kids can make them on their own. They will enjoy designing their own turkey for Thanksgiving!
Oreos are a classic favorite when it comes to store bought cookies! Turn these favorites into turkeys with this super simple oreo pops tutorial!
Brownies are one of my favorite treats. Turning them into our Thanksgiving feathered friend looks super easy and fun! These fun Thanksgiving snacks for kids to make will encourage togetherness and sharing.
These turkey cupcakes are a super fun way to get in the holiday mood, and kids love them!
These little turkey sticks are made from plastic ornaments, which is pure genius and they are super adorable!
When it’s time to have friends and family over for a holiday meal, appetizers are a must. This meat and cheese tray is beyond cute that both kids and adults will be impressed! Who doesn’t love Ritz cracker turkey kids snacks?!
How cute are these turkey lolipops?? This is a super simple way to make a fun treat for kids and a delicious Thanksgiving dessert.
A printable gift tag is sometimes necessary, and this is a must do for Thanksgiving!
The whole day starts with breakfast, so that should be Thanksgiving themed too! I love how cute this turkey breakfast is and it’s healthy too!
A simple sandwich cookie treat, all decorated to look just like a turkey. Kids will love designing their own and of course munching on them! What an easy Thanksgiving snack idea for kids!
A snack mix is always a fun idea. You can snack on it while you are watching movies or set it on the counter to munch on while you’re cooking your Thanksgiving meal. This is full of fun treats like pretzel sticks and candy corn!
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Once your child’s creativity is sparked with this fun activity, take it a step further with these engaging resources:
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