This Kid-Friendly Charcuterie Board is a great snack or light meal option that your children are sure to love. You can create an attractive board with both nutritious and fun choices that will have your kids trying new foods before you can snap your fingers.
Pick a Large Rimmed Tray
You can build a charcuterie board on any type of food-safe tray.
A rimmed baking sheet is a great option for a snack board.
You’ll want your tray to have short sides so that the snacks are reachable for little hands.
The sides will help ensure that the snacks don’t get scattered all over when the children are choosing their treats.
Provide Smaller Amounts of the Sweet Treats
If you want to control the portion size of certain treats, it’s okay to provide a smaller amount.
Spreading the treat foods out throughout the board will minimize their importance.
The colorful treats will draw attention and the children will be more likely to reach for them.
Use Containers to Wrangle Small Items
If you’re adding small items to your snack trays, like raisins or mini marshmallows, place these treats into a smaller cups or other containers.
The little fingers will have an easier time picking up tiny treats if they’re not sliding all over the tray.
On our snack tray, we put the smaller items into the bottom of red Solo cups that have been trimmed down to 1-2 inches in height.
You can use pretty much anything that you have available.
If you don’t have a lot of supplies, try forming a small bowl out of aluminum foil.
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Kid Friendly Charcuterie Board
This Kid Friendly Charcuterie Board has both savory and sweet elements to satisfy nearly any appetite.
Use the photos as a guide as you put together your snack tray.
This easy board is perfect for beginners.
Deli-sliced turkey is a staple on many charcuterie boards.
Go to the deli counter and request deli-slice turkey.
You can request it by the pound or even by the half-pound.
When you get it home, try rolling each slice of turkey for your charcuterie board.
Raisins are a quick and easy idea for your snack board that requires no prep work.
Since they are so small, try piling them into a small cup for serving.
You can use golden raisins or other dried fruit if you prefer.
Or, like this photo, try letting them cascade out of a scoop.
Choose your favorite variety!
M&M's candies are a great option for your snack board, no matter the flavor.
Put them in a small bowl for easy serving.
These candies are bound to be a favorite on your snack board.
Sliced Ham is another fun deli meat for your snack board.
Visit the deli counter and ask for thin-sliced ham.
Our favorite is the Sara Lee Honey Ham.
When you get home, take each individual slice and fold it in half then in half again.
Arrange the folded ham with the points facing up along one side of the tray.
Round Ritz Crackers add another shape to your charcuterie board.
Try arranging them in a wavy line from one edge of the board to the middle.
Crackers are a great option because guests can add folded-up ham or turkey to make a "crackerwich".
Pretzel rods can be used whole, but try breaking them in half for smaller guests.
The salty pretzel rods add visual appeal with their long lines.
Stack the pretzel rods as high as you want.
Other types of pretzels can be substituted if you are not able to find pretzel rods.
Cheddar cheese cubes are a classic charcuterie snack.
You can stack them precisely or just pile them up in one area of the board.
Stick them next to the ham or turkey since ham and cheese go perfectly together.
Goldfish Colors are just goldfish crackers that are colored.
The pretty colors add a lot of variety and interest to our snack board.
The colorful fish are bound to catch a child's attention and make them want to dig right in.
Organize them by color or all piled together. Your choice!
Colby Jack Cheese Cubes add a different flavor in the cheese department.
I used Colby Jack Cheese Cubes because that's what I had on hand but cheese slices would be a great alternative.
The blended colors of the cheese will add vibrancy to your snack tray.
Always a favorite, mini marshmallows add softness to your snack board.
Since they are a sweeter treat, consider putting them into a small cup or bowl to make it look like there are more than there really are.
You can find shaped marshmallows
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