15 Summer Food Crafts for Preschoolers: Fun and Tasty Activities to Keep Them Entertained!

With summer around the corner, it's time to find some cool activities to keep the kiddos entertained. Preschool summer food crafts are not just fun, they're also a great way to get the little ones excited about cooking. From making colorful fruit kabobs to creating beach-themed snack plates, here are 15 awesome ideas to inspire your young chefs this summer!


1. Summer Fruit Kabobs

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Get the kids involved in making fruit kabobs with watermelon, pineapple, kiwi, dragon fruit, and melon chunks. It's like creating edible rainbows on sticks! Of course, any fruit is fine. It's up to you how you assemble the fruits and make it enjoyable with your kiddo while doing this fun activity.

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2. Sunshine Egg On Toast

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Make breakfast cheerful by cutting French toast into fun shapes like flowers, suns, or any design you choose. This easy recipe is ideal for making with your kids—use cookie cutters to create a unique twist on egg on toast. It's a great way to start the morning with a smile!


3. Flip-Flop Watermelon Cake

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Put a fun twist on watermelon carving with Flip-Flops Watermelon designed to look like a cake. This creative and refreshing treat is perfect for a summer celebration, combining the fun of carving with the deliciousness of watermelon. It's a unique and delightful idea that will be a hit at any summer party.


4. Fresh Fruit Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

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Beat the heat with homemade fro-yo pops made from just three simple ingredients. Mix yogurt with fresh fruit chunks and a touch of honey, pour into molds, and freeze for a tasty way to cool down on hot days. The best part? The incredible flavor from the fresh fruit. Just pick your favorite fruits, mix, freeze, and enjoy a delicious, refreshing treat!


5. Watermelon Pizza

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Try a fun twist on pizza by using watermelon slices as the base, topped with creamy yogurt and a mix of colorful summer fruits. Making this watermelon pizza recipe is easy, especially with the help of little helpers. Let the kids join in by spreading the cream cheese frosting and adding their favorite fruits and berries. Bursting with the flavors of fresh summer fruits, this watermelon dessert makes for a refreshing snack that's perfect for warm days. Whether it's a treat for the kids or a party delight, everyone will love diving into this delicious watermelon pizza!


6. Rainbow Fruit Salad

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Are your kids fans of fruity treats? Treat them to a delightful fruit salad bursting with colors from strawberries, oranges, kiwi, blueberries, and grapes. While my kids is not a bit into veggies but into fruits?? they're really into it, like its there main course of the day. This fruit salad isn't just tasty; it's great for breakfast, snacks, or even dessert with whipped cream. Why not add a rainbow twist? It makes mealtime more fun for my kids!


7. Veggie Flower Garden

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This summer, try a fun and healthy activity with your preschooler by making a veggie flower garden! Start by cutting fruits and vegetables into small pieces beforehand. Give each child a plate with yogurt on the bottom as the base for their garden. Begin with celery and sugar snap peas, and use this time to teach words like under, over, next to, and beside. Have the kids place celery at the bottom like grass or flower stalks, then add sugar snap peas next to it. Next, add strawberries and blackberries on top to look like flower tops. Finish by letting them use carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and extra fruits to add details. It's a fun and tasty way to get the kids to eat their greens.


8. Ants on a Log

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Make snack time exciting with ants on a log. Spread peanut butter on celery sticks and add raisins for the "ants". It's a snack that's as fun to make as it is to eat!


9. Under The Sea Graham Crackers

Three delicious Under the Sea Graham Crackers decorated with blue buttercream frosting and goldfish crackers standing on a wooden table.
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Under the Sea Graham Crackers are a fantastic summer activity to enjoy with your preschooler. Start by spreading blue frosting for the ocean background, then have fun adding little sea creature decorations to bring the scene to life. This adorable and kid-friendly recipe will surely excite your little ones, as they create their own underwater adventures on tasty graham crackers. It's a perfect way to combine creativity and snack time!


10. Edible Butterfly Snacks

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With so many kids around, we always need new snack ideas, especially during summer break. This Edible Butterfly Snacks is a fun and easy idea! Use shredded baby carrots mixed into cream cheese and spread on crackers. Add celery sticks filled with peanut butter, raisins for eyes, and pretzels for wings. This crunchy, salty, and smooth treat is perfect for preschoolers and almost too cute to eat!


11. Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats

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Whip up some Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats with your preschooler for a delightful summer activity! We love making them because they're simple and use ingredients we always have. These treats give a summery twist to a beloved snack we all enjoy. They're easy to make, even though you have to prepare the marshmallow filling twice for different colors. It's a fun way to enjoy a timeless treat together!


12. Fruit Smoothie Bowls

Make your family's favorite breakfast by turning frozen fruit and yogurt into these Smoothie Bowls kids will love (with instructions for 3 FUN designs).
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Make breakfast fun and healthy this summer with Fruit Smoothie Bowls! Turn your usual smoothie creations into imaginative designs like animals or rainbows using fresh fruit. It's an easy and enjoyable activity for you and your preschooler. Simply blend your smoothie ingredients until smooth, then spoon into bowls and let your child get creative with fruit toppings. It's a great way to start the day with nutritious and delicious treats that the whole family will love!


13. Tuna Salad Stuffed Mini Pepper Boats

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These little boats are a creative twist on tuna salad, using avocado instead of mayonnaise and stuffing it inside mini peppers. They're perfect for kids to help with—let them stuff the peppers and attach orange slice sails using toothpicks. It's a cute and nutritious treat that your preschooler will love! Ahoy, snack time!


14. Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops

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Cool off this summer with Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops, a tasty treat for you and your preschooler! These easy-to-make snacks are perfect for hot days and are made with just a few simple ingredients. Start by peeling and slicing bananas, then freeze them. Once frozen, dip them in melted chocolate, add sprinkles if you like, and freeze again until solid. That's it! Enjoy these delicious frozen treats whenever you need a sweet and refreshing snack during the warm summer months!


15. Kiddos FavoriteTrail Mix

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Get ready for summer fun with Kiddos Favorite Trail Mix! It's easy, nutritious, and can be customized to your liking. Kids love it, making it perfect for snacks at preschool or daycare. It's also a great cooking activity for little ones—just let them mix together nuts, dried fruits, pretzels, and chocolate chips. This customizable snack is ideal for on-the-go adventures and guaranteed to keep everyone happy!


With these 15 preschool summer food crafts, you'll have plenty of fun and tasty activities to keep the kids entertained all summer long. So gather your ingredients and get ready for a summer filled with delicious adventures in the kitchen!