Cute Valentine's Day Snacks for Kids

Treat your loved ones to a new kind of valentine this year. Here are seven sweet ways to say "I love you" that don't require a trip to the candy store — or the dentist.

1. Fresh Fruit

Treat your loved ones to a new kind of valentine this year. Here are seven sweet ways to say "I love you" that don't require a trip to the candy store — or the dentist.



2. Fish Crackers 

 Turn these no-fail snacks into a V-day treat by bagging up a school of these cheesy fish crackers and tagging with a note. Think "You're a great catch," "You're too cool for school" or "I'm hooked on you." 



3. Chocolate Milk 

A carton of the good stuff presented with a loopy straw and the tag "You don't suck" is guaranteed to appeal to a certain grade-school demographic. 



4. Snack Mix 

Small bags of trail mix — spiked with fruit-flavored cereal for color — make easy DIY classroom favors when they come with notes like "Let's hit the trail together" or "You're a trailblazer."



5. Applesauce 

Do up this go-to snack favorite with just two words. "You're awesomesauce" says it all.



6. Popcorn

Whether you make it yourself or leave a microwave package out for a big kid's after-school snack, popcorn served with a note — "My heart went pop when I first saw you" or "I love you, cornball" — shows you care.