Whether you are celebrating Spring or having a Flower theme, we found 12 healthy snacks that look like flowers. They are all easy to create, and have just a few ingredients.
Healthy eating and snacking is vital for children. This collection of flower snacks contains mostly fruits, vegetables, and cheese…and other items found on the 20 Best Snacks for Kids list at Parents.com.
(Source: Kiddie Foodies)
|Orange Strawberry Flower
(Source: Kid Activities)
(Source: Creative Kids Snacks)
(Source: Super Healthy Kids)
|Cucumber Flower Sandwiches
(Source: Simply Sensational Food)
|Carrots and Dip Flower
(Source: Crafty Moods)
|Fruit and Cheese Flowers
|Daffodil Snack Cups
(Source: What Moms Love)
(Source: Mrs. Plemon’s Kindergarten)
|Eggo Waffle Flowers
Healthful eating has many benefits for children. It can:
- Stabilize their energy.
- Improve their minds.
- Even out their moods.
- Help them maintain a healthy weight.
- Help prevent mental health conditions. These include depression, anxiety, and ADHD.
Plus, having a healthy diet and focusing on nutrition are some of the simplest and most important ways to prevent the onset of disease. Healthy eating can help prevent many chronic diseases. These include obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. Around half of all Americans have one or more of these illnesses.
Healthy eating habits are more likely to stay with you if you learn them as a child. That’s why it’s important that you teach your children good habits now. It will help them stick with these eating patterns.
(Excerpt from: Nutrition Tips for Kids)