With the Kids

After School Snack Place Cards

After school is over, my kids are cranky and tired. It’s that witching hour that gets us all. It’s the end of the day for me too which means I’m not always at my best either. I’ve found that at this point, nothing quite does the trick to boost moods and energy like a great, healthy snack. Nothing better than a yummy and filling snack to keep our energy up until dinner. Today’s craft is something for the parents disguised as something for the kids because it will make both happy! A happy kid is a happy parent, right? Enter: After School Snack Place Cards.

place cards after school snack

After School Snack Place Cards

Once you make these place cards, instantly you’ve set the mood for a fantastic afternoon! The best part is that these are so easy to make, you can craft them in full-on, multi-task, “Quick! The kids will be home in 30 minutes!!” mode. You could even make this an after school craft activity to make with your kiddos. They’ll love using their handiwork with their snacks. Read on for the full tutorial.


  • colorful (index card sized) card stock paper
  • sharpie marker
  • glue stick
  • photo of your child’s face printed on copy paper
  • scissors

steps for place cards

Step 1:

Fold one of the index card stock cards in half and stand up like a tent.

Step 2:

Cut out the face, or head and shoulders of your child then glue them onto the card.

Step 3:

Write the name of your child on the index card with a sharpie.

after school snack mom

Fantastic job! You can even make one for yourself! I mean, what parent doesn’t love a great after school snack too? Goldfish crackers, anyone? Happy After School snacking!

drinking milk after school snack

More after school snack ideas:

  1. ABC Smoothies for an After-School Snack
  2. Yogurt & Graham Cracker Mason Jar Snacks
  3. Cream Cheese & Mango Salsa RITZwich Snacks
  4. Banana Hazelnut Burritos for an After School Snack
  5. Cream Cheese & Jam Cracker Snacks
  6. Mini Corn Dogs Make A Tasty Snack for Everyone
  7. Frozen Yogurt Bunny Bites for Snacktime
  8. Gooey Toffee Butter Popcorn To Snack On
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