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    Default what do you give your school kids as an afternoon snack?

    Mr 11 generally grabs an apple or 2 and runs outside. Mr 5 is pretty random what he eats but is currently requesting (trying to demand but im ignoring it) "party pies or something else cooked." Ive never cooked afternoon tea...does anyone? And if you do what are some ideas?

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    Apples
    Sometimes I make cinnamon scrolls as a treat
    Hummus with veggies to dip in
    Sandwiches.

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    No i don't cook afternoon tea but i don't have school age kids lol don't know if that makes a difference.

    well afternoon tea in our house is a piece of fruit or veg and then some biscuits of some description or a muffins etc.

    I do bake all our snacks but it isn't nessacarily baked at the time they are wanting it.

    I wouldn't do party pies etc for afternoon tea because then my kids would be a whole lot less likely to eat their dinner.

    maybe he is just extra hungry that time in the afternoon you could do maybe vegie sticks and dips or something a bit more filling.

    sorry i'm not much help

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    One day each week I do baking with the daycare kids and time it so I take it out of the oven before the school run then it's still warm for afternoon tea.

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    My kids are huge apple/orange eaters.My 2 kids go through 5 kilos of apples a fortnight and 6 kilos or oranges. (they let all other fruit go off).


    they also eat muesli bars, and shapes biscuits, or muffins if i make them

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    yesterday I did ham and cheese melts. Sometimes I do scones. usually it's fruit and vegemite crackers or some other carb.

    or leftovers

    ETA: My boys love those bake at home dinner rolls filled with stuff. They like them either with cinnamon and brown sugar, or chicken and gravy or ham and cheese, or basil and parmesan. And they are super easy and quick.

    I buy them 2 for $4 the 12 mini rolls, and then freeze them.. for when i need them.
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    Default what do you give your school kids as an afternoon snack?

    I pick up my 7 year old niece 2 afternoons a week and when we get home she (and DS) has a fruit smoothie and usually I give them tzatiki or hummus and rice cakes/carrot sticks or if I've baked some banana bread or muffins, this is at about 4pm, we don't have dinner until 6.30-7 so they need something before then!

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    Usually some fruit and some one random thing I have found. They are in Year 2 and Prep.

    We don't have dinner until 630-7 so they need something more than just a small snack.

    Ideas are:-
    mini pizza made with english muffins
    crumpets
    hommus and crackers/vegies
    home made baking if I am feeling motivated. Today it is cupcakes
    baked beans
    Yesterday it was toast
    dried fruit and nuts
    Pizza scrolls (home made)

    Depends what sort of a mood and I am in and whether or not they have eaten what is in their lunch box. My older DD will eat nothing at school all day and them come home starving.

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    Default what do you give your school kids as an afternoon snack?

    First fruit - always
    Then normally dry biscuits - rice crackers or jatz
    Or home baked item - cake or muffin
    If they still hungry yoghurt or cheese

    I try not to let them eat too close to tea but agree would not be serving something like party pies for afternoon tea!

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    Default what do you give your school kids as an afternoon snack?

    Wraps - (he's currently just eating a tuna and salad wrap he made himself)
    Baked beans
    Biscuits/veggies and dip. (They all love helping make tuna dip in the thermomix.)
    Fruit salad
    Toasted sandwich
    Pizza toasty


 

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