Simplify Snack Time with These Kid-Friendly Hacks

Make snack time a breeze with these organization tips!

First, you'll want to clue your kids in on the new stoplight system. Snacks will be color-coded so that they can help themselves, within agreed-upon limits:

  • - Red section snacks are those that kids should ask their parents before eating.
  • - Yellow section snacks can be eaten once per day.
  • - Green section snacks can be taken whenever kids want them.

Pantry Snack Simplifier

What you'll need:

  • - Hole punch
  • - Reusable snack bags
  • - Bulk pantry snacks
  • - Reusable storage cups
  • - Hangable scoop
  • - Adhesive hooks
  • - Adhesive caddies
  • - Green, red, yellow masking tapes

How to:

  1. Punch a single hole in the top of each reusable bag above the seal.
  2. Divide the bulk snacks among the individual reuasable snack bags or reusable storage cups with a scoop.
  3. Attach adhesive hooks and adhesive caddies to the pantry door; be sure to install a place to hang the scoop.
  4. Using red, yellow, and green masking tape, outline 3 boxed-off sections, known as the "stoplight system," making the sections large enough to accommodate several portions in each.
  5. Add indivudal snack bags and storage cups to the pantry hooks and caddies.

Lazy Susan Refrigerator Organizer

What you'll need:

  • - Green, red, yellow, masking tapes
  • - Lazy Susan
  • - Refrigerated snacks
  • - Reusable storage cups

How to:

  1. Add a strip of green masking tape along the edge of one third of the lazy Susan. Repeat with the yellow and red tapes on the remaining thirds.
  2. Add refrigerated snacks to lazy Susan using the "stoplight system."

Rice Cake Fruit Snack

What you'll need:

  • - Almond butter
  • - Rice cakeBlueberries
  • - Strawberries, sliced
  • - Honey

How to:

  1. Spread almond butter on the rice cake.
  2. Top the rice cake with blueberries and strawberries.
  3. Drizzle honey over the rice cake.

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