Happy Memorial Day!

As many parents know, today is an American federal holiday – and the perfect day to teach your kids the importance of being patriotic. While your kids are at home enjoying their day off from school, why not make this holiday unique and fun with a bunch of red, white and blue snacks? In addition to eating cool treats, you can teach them about the sacrifices many individuals made to make this country a better place for everyone to live. In honor of Memorial Day, Forkly has put together a list of fun, easy and creative red, white and blue snacks for kids (plus you can use these snack ideas to celebrate 4th of July as well).

Here are 10 food ideas to help celebrate this holiday:

1. Red White and Blue Parfaits

Red White Blue Snacks - Parfaits

 

2. Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Red White Blue Snacks - Covered Pretzels

3. Red White and Blue Ice Pops

Red White and Blue Ice Pops

4. Red White and Blue Flag Kabobs

Red White and Blue Flag Kabobs

5. Red White and Blue Firecracker Cake

Red White Blue Snacks - Flagsheet Cake

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6. Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries

7. Red White and Blue Flagsheet Cake

Red White and Blue Cake

8. Red White and Blue Mocktail

Red White and Blue Mocktail

9. Red White and Blue Jello Stars

Red White and Blue Jello Stars

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10. Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

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