When the sun starts to shine, nothing’s more fun than adorable spring treats for kids, unless they’re adorable AND doable spring treats for kids. With four small kids of my own, I love making great little snacks and sweets but nothing requiring culinary origami.
Perfect for birthday parties, Easter or any special spring day, that’s where these surprisingly simple ideas come in.
Adorable & Doable Spring Treats for Kids
Separated into Sweets & Snacks, we’ve got a big selection of healthy, crunchy, chocolatey, fruity and more. Every one of them is easy enough for any parent to pull off, and many are so simple that kids can make ’em too.
Pretzel Butterflies: An awesome new take on “ants on a log” from The Nerd’s Wife.
Hard Boiled Egg Hens: So much easier than they might look, learn how to transform hard boiled eggs into hens at Foodlets. (Hint: All you need are eggs, carrots and chia seeds.)
Carrots “Growing” in Pots: This is one of the simplest ideas ever. Baby carrots plus the dip of your choice and one simple step you’ll find right here. (Foodlets)
Baby Chick Cheese Balls: Perfect for a spring lunch or Easter brunch, get the step-by-step directions at Hungry Happenings.
Corn Dog Butterfly. Only two of our kids’ favorite things, combined. (Kids Activities Blog)
Green Grape Caterpillars: Find out how easy it is to transform grapes into the cutest creepy crawlies around. (Foodlets.com)
Fruit Pinwheels: You may have seen fruit skewers before, but what about pinwheels loaded with fresh fruit? Double the fun. (Kids Activities Blog)
Sunshine Cake Pops: Come on, it doesn’t get much sweeter than these personal pops of sunshine. Learn how to add a little sun to your day right here. (Hungry Happenings)
Rice Krispies Treat Eggs: Serve these in or out of the plastic eggs; either way they’re adorable. (Foodlets)
Sprinkle Sticks: Layers of puff pastry and jam get even more festive with lots and lots of sprinkles. (Pickle Bums)
Flower Cupcake Bouquet: The Nerd’s Wife outdid herself with this SO SIMPLE cupcake bouquet, perfect for spring birthdays everywhere.
Peeps Cupcakes: How do you make cupcakes even more festive? Just add Peeps! Get the how-tos at The Nerd’s Wife.
Brownie Bird Nests: If you have a pan of brownies, a cup, coconut and egg candy, you’re all set! Get the details for these easy bird nests at Foodlets.com.
Pretzel Pop Snakes: Yes, the middle is a pretzel, covered in melt-a-way candy but can you guess what the markings are made out of? Find out at our tutorial right here. (Kids Activities Blog)
Flower Pot Mini Muffins: What do you get when you combine lollipops and marshmallows? A cute little DIY flower ready for a cupcake pot. (Domestic Fits)
Giant Sugar Cookie Egg: Start with a pack of store-bought dough and end with frosting, sprinkles and fun. (Foodlets)
Smiley Face Chocolate Chip Cookies: Get a quick tutorial on making chocolate chip cookies even more inviting at Hungry Happenings.
Crispy Rice Easter Egg Treats: How is such an elegant dessert so easy to make? Get the surprisingly simple how-tos right here. (Kids Activities Blog)
Bunny Ear Snack Cakes: Transform regular Twinkies into the cutest bunnies of the year. (Hungry Happenings