VBS ~ Snack Ideas {Operation Overboad}

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This year I am co-directing VBS but of course I still have to give my two cents on what will be on the menu for SNACKS!! Cokesbury has some good suggestions, but I always try and do fun things that the kids will enjoy, so here goes:

Day 1: Since I have been doing snacks we always do a quick/easy SNACK MIX  that the kids always LOVE… with our water theme I was thinking that this year we would use goldfish, swedish fish, oyster crackers, crasins, gummy worms, m&m’s  and chex mix

Day 2:  Jello Aquariums {blue jello with gummy worms, fish etc in the jello, goldfish swimming around}

Day 3 :  Kid Sushi  {roll ups}

Day 4:  Design a Fish!! (this is my favorite idea, yet!! take Peppridge Farm Goldfish bread and spread low fat cream cheese, give the kids a platter of veggies and fruit and let them design their own fish! Each table picks a winner and then the each get a little prize!)

Day 5: popsicles (water day!!!)

VBS Snack Planning {High Seas Expedition}

I know it doesn’t shock you to hear that I am in charge of planning the snacks for VBS. Last year was my 1st year as the station leader for snacks and I loved it! You know how I love to plan menus and snacks and trying to keep it healthy and have the kids enjoy it is a huge bonus! This year we have 150 kids signed up and we start on Monday!! I will post some pics of our AMAZING Decor, truly our Ms Freida should be a set designer! I can not believe how great everything looks! INSPIRING!!

Our theme is High Seas Expedition and the ideas that they have are a lot better than in years past. I am taking some of their ideas and adding a few of mine to make snacks a hit! They like there to be a sweet & salty snack for each day.

Monday~ Peter’s Jail Mix

I made a snack mix last year that the kids adored.

Popcorn, chex mix, yogurt covered raisins, dried fruit and  m&m’s, cheese balls, and whatever else I find to add!

Tuesday~ Chip Wrecks

Tortilla Chips and carrots with salsa & ranch dip

yogurt sticks

Wednesday~Surf & Snakes

BLUE jello cups topped with cool whip & gummy snakes

goldfish

Thursday~ Forgiveness Clouds

Vanilla cupcakes with fruit filling & marshmallow butter cream (homemade by me!)

Hummus & pretzels

Friday~Share Kabobs

Fresh Fruit & Cheese Kabobs

 

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