It’s getting chilly and the leaves are turning colors. That can only mean one thing- Halloween is coming! Children of all ages love this special day, and parents do too. It’s a fantastic opportunity to spend time as a family decorating the house, making costumes, and eating candy. They’re going to eat so much candy after they go trick or treating that you might want to keep their food healthy until then. We have 8 great ideas for snacks to pack in your little ones lunch bags. They’re healthy but spooky at the same time!

1. Cheese Snake.

This adorable snake is made from string cheese and cherry tomatoes.

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2. Witches Broom Sticks.

Make this easy snack with string cheese, pretzels, and chives to tie it all together.

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3. Monster Frog.

Make a fruit monster frog with apples, seeds, and pears.

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4. Spooky Spider.

This scary spider is made from pretzels, black grapes, and a plum body.

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5. Ghost Eggs.

Cut the bottom off a hard boiled egg to make him stand up. Put on eyes and you have a cute little ghost!

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6. Spider Sandwiches.

Cut rounds from a sandwich with a cookie cutter, and stick in baby carrots or pretzels for legs.

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7. Spider Web Eggs.

Hard boil eggs, and then crack the shell in small sections. Refrigerate covered in black food coloring for this neat trick.

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8. Pumpkin Muffins.

Use those holiday baking pans at the back of your cupboard and whip up some cute pumpkin muffins. You can also make a large muffin cake and cut out the shapes with cookie cutters.

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