It is party time; know what to feed the kids! Organizing a children’s party is exciting and easy, as you do not need to prepare lavish and expensive food. First, kids would want to have foods that are easy to eat and serving finger foods is one of the most practical things to do. Having to struggle with a knife, fork, and balancing a plate will just lessen their appetite and would have them choose to play instead. Make sure that you serve interesting but simple options to entice the kids. Remember also that kids will be busy playing so it is just sensible to serve them in small portions for them to just come and go as they please. Children have simple tastes and there are different party treats that children would love. Here are the 10 interesting food for your kids’ party.
1. Dish up fries and chicken nuggets with different dips.
You can use a large bowl for the chicken nuggets and fries and the dips in smaller bowls with serving spoons. In addition, put in some extra smaller bowls so it will be easy for the kids to serve themselves.
2. Serve fruit kebabs.
Thread melons cut into small cubes with grapes, strawberries, kiwi fruit, and other small fruits for fun colors, textures, and shapes. You can also add cheese cubes or deli meats. Yogurt for dipping is another way of serving it.
3. Hot dogs are the all time favorite.
Give the children choices for their toppings and condiments like ketchup, mustard, relish, cheese, and chili.
4. Provide a food bar where the children can make their own pizza or tacos.
This will surely excite them. Prepare a small size pizza crust and load bowls with cheese, sauce, ham, and other toppings. For the tacos, let them decide between a crunchy taco shell and soft flour tortillas. Then, fill bowls with salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, chicken, and beef.
5. Create finger sandwiches
By cutting them into amusing shapes with the use of cookie cutters like stars, circles, hearts, animal shapes, etc. before putting the fillings like pimiento spread or ham and cheese also cut using the cookie cutters. You can also try to make pinwheel sandwiches using a whole-wheat tortilla. Spread fillings like tuna salad or peanut butter and jelly. Then, roll it and cut into rounds. Alternatively, you make miniature pigs in a blanket using Vienna sausage.
6. Make enjoyable vegetable snacks.
Serve a veggie platter cut into different shapes such as celery, carrots, cucumbers, broccoli, and ranch dressing for the dip. Then, have the children build a vegetable man with some toothpicks and dip his parts in the dressing.
7. The children would love to eat miniature cupcakes with chocolate in the center.
As this will be less messy to eat. Provide them in different colors and designs. You can also provide different toppings like crushed cookies, colored candies, sprinkles and fresh nuts and fruits so the kids can garnish their own desserts. Arrange the cupcakes on a cupcake tower or write the names of the guests on the cupcake with icing.
8. For an enjoyable mac and cheese bites.
Place baked macaroni and cheese into a muffin tin covered with cooking spray.
9. The party will not be complete without the ice cream.
Provide different flavors of ice cream and assortments of toppings like chocolate, nuts, sprinkles, marshmallows so the children can make their own.
10. Try your own version of Ants.
On a Log with celery sticks spread with cream cheese or peanut butter topped with chocolate chips, raisins, nuts, or candy sprinkles for the ants.