End of the school year means 2 things:
- You're about to be seeing a whole lot more of your kids' friends.
- You better be ready with the snacks.
Popcorn is always a great go-to, and it's even better in the form of these classic popcorn balls. Because we all know how much wee ones adore the concept of "mine," these treats make a perfect personal-sized serving for each kid. Whimsical classic sweets like these feel special and will most assuredly earn you some serious cool points if you show up to the end-of-school year party with a platter full of them.
Chewy fruit snacks are a sure-fire hit. Instead of opting for sugar and dye loaded supermarket finds, try making your own fruit-roll-ups at home with minimal ingredients: fruit, honey, and lemon juice. Sound complicated? It's not. See how the magic happens below.
Sure, as a parent, you know there's really not much to them. But these colored sugar sticks are a fun and easy DIY party favor that kids can get a kick out of. Use various types of freeze-dried fruit to create your [kids'] favorite custom flavors.
Clearly, there are plenty of party-worthy treats for kids that are free and clear of peanut butter or nuts of any kind, and to be on the extra-safe side, considering adding a few gluten-free snacks to your repertoire couldn't hurt either. If you're a parent of a child with a nut allergy, do you have any favorite snacks or tips that you stick by? We'd love to hear from you in the comments section below.