Kid Friendly Picnic Recipes Your Kids will Love (Free Printable)

Whether you’re planning a big picnic with friends and family or just want to take your kids on a simple picnic at the park, having kid friendly picnic recipes is a must. You want recipes that the kids in your life will enjoy – because picnics should be enjoyed by everyone!

Be sure to download my free printable picnic checklist at the bottom of the post, too!

In our family, we love to go on picnics whenever we get the chance. When the weather is nice, you’ll often find us at the park or the lake – and that almost always involves food. We have a large extended family. Lots of little kids!

As a mom and grandma, it’s important to me that everyone enjoys the food. Including the kids – who, let’s face it, can be picky sometimes. I’ve put together a fun collection of kid friendly picnic recipes I think the kids in your life will love.

Kid Friendly Picnic Recipes

More Kid Friendly Picnic Ideas

Some great options for kid friendly picnic foods don’t even require a recipe. Here are some of my favorite easy, kid friendly foods you can grab and go.

  • hot dogs
  • hamburgers
  • corn on the cob
  • fruit
  • chips and dip
  • cheese sticks
  • grape tomatoes
  • black olives
  • sweet pickles
  • crackers
  • veggie tray with dip
  • watermelon

This collection of kid friendly recipes is making me hungry! Let me know in the comments below what your favorite kid friendly recipe you like to take on picnics. What do your kids or grand kids love?

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Picnics are a great time to encourage kids to eat healthy.

Be sure to download my free printable picnic checklist and be sure to check out my simple guide: How to Plan a Picnic.

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  1. Hello Melissa,
    I just want to say thank you for all your wonderful posts. I so appreciate your faith coming through all you do here. It’s very encouraging to me. I have recently downloaded a number of your printables. Thank You!!!

    I’m 55 years old and didn’t have much training in housekeeping. I have been struggling all my adult, married life with 6 children to keep up with the housekeeping. I’m still struggling but your printables are helping. Thank You!!!

    This picnic checklist and all the recipes are just wonderful. Thank you for that too!!


    1. Oh, you’re so sweet! Thank you for your kind words! I appreciate you being a reader! I’m so glad you’ve found the resources helpful. 🙂