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Family Recipes: Kid-Friendly Summer Picnic Foods

Family Recipes: Kid-Friendly Summer Picnic Foods

One of Kate’s favorite family summer traditions is having picnics in the park. Does your family enjoy going on picnics during the warm-weather months? We’ve compiled some fun ideas for summer picnic foods! Fill up your next picnic basket with these kid-friendly picnic menu ideas.

Picnic in the park

Kid-friendly Food Ideas for Summer Picnics

Sandwiches on a Stick: This easy-to-pack, easy-to-eat idea makes picnic sandwiches just a bit more fun. (Note: Be cautious of using the skewers with little ones around)

sandwich on a stick

PB&J Sushi Rolls: Tired of plain old PB&J sandwiches? Change it up! This is a favorite recipe (and food prep activity!) in blogger Ruth’s house.

pb&j sushi

Apple Sandwiches: With granola and peanut butter – or whichever other add-ins you choose – this fruit treat is sure to please your picnickers.

apple sandwich

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars: Keep your energy up for some post-picnic fun in the park with these tasty granola bars.

homemade granola bars

Yogurt Parfaits: Make these parfaits picnic-friendly and easily transportable by assembling them in mason jars.

yogurt parfaits

Rainbow Fruit Kabobs: The perfect picnic snack, kabobs are a great way to get kids to try new new fruits. You can also add cheese.

fruit kabobs

Banana Oat Cookies: These two-ingredient cookies make for a healthy-yet-sweet dessert to enjoy at your picnic.

banana oat cookies

And to drink? Don’t forget to pack the lemonade! Here are 5 fun twists on traditional lemonade.

Lemonade Recipes

What are you packing for your next family picnic? Share your favorite kid-friendly picnic foods with us.


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