The Best Healthy Snacks for Kids

List Rules
No junk food. That includes anything like 'lunchables' or chips.

Parents are always in search of healthy snacks. Kids are a paradox. They are often hungry, but also picky. It can be hard to get your kid to snack on something that's good for them, but there are plenty of simple foods that most kids will eat. This is a list of healthy snacks for kids that you don't need to buy in single wrapped packages and that they usually won't turn down. Vote for your favorite go-to snack, and add anything you think is missing.

Ranked by
  • Fresh Fruit
    91 votes

    Fresh Fruit

  • Raw Nuts
    80 votes

    Raw Nuts

  • Peanut butter
    High in calories, but super high in protein... and all kids love it.
  • Pretzel
    60 votes
    Sure, salty. But also good for dipping in hummus or subbing in for chips.
  • Melon
    64 votes
    Watermelon, Cantaloupe and Honeydew. Never passed up.
  • Smoothie
    64 votes
    Blend up yogurt, honey and the fruit of their choice.