Here you will find the best ideas for making fun and easy Halloween treats for preschoolers.
Halloween is an exciting time in the preschool classroom.
While learning is still the primary focus, this is a good time during the school year to allow preschoolers some time to relax and enjoy a few cute Halloween-themed treats.
We’ve brainstormed some of the best Halloween treats for preschool classes that are sure to be a hit with the little ones.
You’ll find healthy options, sweet choices, as well as Halloween treat bag ideas.
Many of these ideas are also great if you desire preschool Halloween treats that preschoolers can make themselves.
When preparing or planning out these Halloween treats for preschoolers, keep in mind students’ ages and any potential allergies.
Okay, it’s now time to bring joy to preschoolers’ little hearts by sharing with them some of these delightful Halloween treats.
Halloween Treats for Preschoolers
1. Fruit Monsters
Your preschoolers will love creating these adorable monster faces using sliced fruits like strawberries, bananas, and grapes. Have them use blueberries for the eyes and thin apple slices for the mouth.
2. Cheese and Pretzel Broomsticks
Attach a small cheese stick to the top of a pretzel rod to make a broomstick. Use a small piece of green onion as the broom bristles.
3. Mandarin Jack-O’-Lanterns
For Halloween treats that you would like your preschoolers to make, this is a good option.
Have them draw pumpkin faces on individual mandarin oranges with a non-toxic marker.
4. Pumpkin-Shaped Sandwiches
Use a pumpkin-shaped cookie cutter to create sandwiches with fillings your preschoolers enjoy.
Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, or any nut-free alternatives to peanut butter are good options.
5. Spider Crackers
Top round crackers with cream cheese and place pretzel sticks or pretzel twists as legs to create spider shapes. Add raisins or chocolate chips for the eyes.
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6. Mini Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats
Make mini rice krispie treats and shape them into small pumpkins. Insert a small piece of green licorice for the stem.
7. Halloween Trail Mix
If you desire to make Halloween treat bags for your preschoolers, this idea is a good one for that.
Create a mix of small, safe snacks like mini pretzels, cereal, raisins, and yogurt-covered treats.
Add a few candy corn pieces for a touch of sweetness.
8. Ghost Pops
Insert a lollipop stick into a marshmallow to create a ghost shape. Use edible markers to draw cute ghost faces on the marshmallows.
9. Banana Ghosts
Peel bananas and cut them in half. Use chocolate chips or raisins to make eyes and a mouth on the banana halves.
10. Yogurt Parfaits
Layer vanilla yogurt, orange fruit slices (like mandarins), and a sprinkle of granola in clear cups to create a Halloween-themed parfait.
11. Monster Sandwiches
Make sandwiches and use cookie cutters to create monster shapes. Add cucumber slices or bell pepper strips for eyes and mouth.
12. Witches’ Hats
Use chocolate-dipped Bugle chips as the base and attach a Hershey’s Kiss to the tip using a bit of melted chocolate. These look like cute little witches’ hats.
13. Halloween Popsicles
Freeze fruit juice in popsicle molds and add small pieces of fruit to create Halloween-themed popsicles.
14. Pumpkin Cheese Balls
Create small cheese balls coated in orange crushed cheese puffs to resemble pumpkins.
15. Halloween Jello Cups
Make clear cups of orange and green jello layers topped with whipped cream for a spooky treat.
16. Candy Apple Slices
Slice apples and dip them in caramel or melted chocolate. Decorate with small candies or sprinkles.
16. Monster Fruit Cup
Fill small clear cups with layers of fruit like blueberries, kiwi, and strawberries. Use googly eyes or draw eyes on white labels to attach to the cups.
17. Candy Corn Parfait
Layer pineapple chunks, mandarin oranges, and whipped cream in clear cups to resemble candy corn colors.
18. Pumpkin Veggie Platter
Arrange carrot sticks, celery sticks, bell pepper slices, and cucumber slices to create a pumpkin shape on a platter.
Use a small bowl of dip for the pumpkin stem.
19. Spiderweb Pizza
Make mini English muffin pizzas and create a spiderweb design with strips of cheese. Place two olive slices for the spider’s body.
20. Monster Toast
Top whole-grain toast with cream cheese and add banana slices for the eyes and a berry for the mouth.
21. Halloween Rice Cakes
Spread a nut-free alternative to peanut butter on rice cakes and decorate them with raisins or dried cranberries to create Halloween scenes or faces.
Cut carrot sticks into finger shapes, and add a sliced piece of red bell pepper at the tip for the nail.
Halloween Treat Bag Ideas for Preschoolers
For preschool Halloween treats that are easy to distribute, consider Halloween treat bags.
Use Halloween-themed bags and include a short Halloween-themed note with a fun message.
Following are some fun Halloween treat bag ideas for preschoolers.
Non-Food Treat Bag Ideas
- Mini Play-Dough
- Temporary Tattoos
- Bouncy Balls
- Glow Sticks
- Mini Puzzle Sets
- Halloween Pencils and Erasers
- Finger Puppets
Healthy Snack Treat Bag Ideas
- Mini Fruit Packs
- Cheese Sticks
- Mini Pretzel Bags
- Apple Slices
- Mini Carrot Packs
Sweet Treat Bag Ideas:
- Mini Marshmallow Bags
- Fruit Gummies
- Chocolate Coins
- Halloween Cookies
- Rice Krispie Treats
Crafty Treat Bag Ideas
- DIY Craft Kits: Simple Halloween craft kits with instructions and materials
- Crayons and Coloring Sheets
- DIY Mask Kits
Create lasting memories for the entire class by sharing these fun Halloween treats for preschool that will surely delight and add a touch of spookiness to their celebrations.