25 Kid-Friendly Frozen Drinks for Summer

Cold sugary drinks just make summer feel more like summer!  They are our favorite afternoon treat after a swim.  You can also make a big batch for as an idea for a kids party.   If you like these recipes but are looking for a more healthy option, check out our collection of kid-loved smoothies.

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Kid-Friendly Frozen Drinks

Homemade Slurpees.   Make a slurpee bar for your next gathering so your kids can mix and match flavors!

DIY Slushie Syrup.  So tasty and it’s better for you when you make it yourself!

Copycat Grape Nerds.  This tastes almost as good as the one from Sonic, all you need is delivery on rollerskates!

Frozen Drink  Watermelon Key Lime  is perfect for July 4th!

Triple Citrus Slushies.  If you like tart and tangy you will love this drink!

Oh, so BLUE.  Blue Raspberry Slushie.

This recipe is made from pureed watermelon and is SUPER tasty!  Salted Watermelon  Drink.

It tastes like the ice cream truck treats!  Bubblegum Cream Slush

Jello is the basis of this frozen drink recipe.  Blue Raspberry Lemonade.

It mixes two of the kids favorite things!  Kool Aid & Ice Cream Float

Yumm!  Tropical Slushie.  Perfect for a sunny afternoon!

Frozen Raspberry Lemonade.   Tastes delicious and is super refreshing.

Fruity  Apple Orange Peach Slushie  – you will want seconds.kids slushies recipes

Homemade Slushie Recipes

This  Watermelon Pineapple Limeade  is sweet and tangy.

Coconut Peach Lemonade  Cream – oh my word!  This looks so fancy and is perfect for a party!

Lemon Lime Blue Slushie  – skip the blue dye and this becomes a healthy alternative when you want something sweet and cold.

For a festive concoction whip up a batch of  Coconut Raspberry Slush.

The taste of summer –  Watermelon Peach Slushies

This slushy is perfect for breakfast.  Serve it up with some yogurt and a handful of nuts!  Nothing But  Berry Smoothie

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Frozen Drink Recipes

Pineapple Smoothie – this tastes JUST like Disney’s Pineapple Whip – Yum!

Make a healthy slushie from  Almond Milk & Strawberries!  Good for you!

This is a classic at our house – we make it for July 4th and other family gatherings –  Watermelon Kool Aid Slushies

Orange and cream YUM!  Here is a dairy- free version of an  Orange Julius

Mixed Berry Mint Slushies  – adding mint to your fruit adds a fun flair to your beverage

Frozen  Strawberry Limeade  is refreshing and tasty!

Fresh Cherry Limeade  –  addictive!


cool drink tip

Cut up a popsicle for a fun treat!  Add the popsicle cubes to your drink.  You will get the taste of the popsicle with no sticky fingers.

Watermelon Mango  Freeze – Make fruity.  Create a collection of fruit puree cubes to add club or lemon-lime soda to – YUM!

Summer Fruit Slush   Similar concept.  Add fruit cubes and make a delicious drink.  These are great for just a hint of flavor too – add a single fruit cube to water.

Keep reading – we have a collection of wacky ice cube flavor combinations.  You can add some sparkle to any drink!