21 Kid-Friendly Charcuterie Board Ideas You Need to Make

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Need snack board ideas for your next party or meal at home? We’ve got you covered with the easiest kid-friendly charcuterie board ideas.

kid-friendly charcuterie board ideas

What is a charcuterie board? 

A charcuterie board is a platter of snacks for people to share that usually consists of a variety of cured meats, cheeses, crackers, fruit, and nuts etc. 

That was until themed party and holiday boards started trending and we can’t get enough of how amazing they look, and I bet they taste good too!

Charcuterie boards, aka snack boards, are a fun way to get the whole family involved in sharing food and socialising and are a super simple option for guests to graze on at a party. 

How to make a kid-friendly charcuterie board 

  • Decide on a theme and colour scheme.
  • Choose your board or platter. Round, square, rectangle etc.
  • Decide if you want sweet or savoury eats or a bit of both.
  • Make sure to include easy to eat finger food options for kids that aren’t too messy.  
  • Create focal points with cute dip dishes and containers. Fill these with small snacks or dips and place them on the board first in a fairly symmetrical pattern. This can be moved around as you go along. 
  • Create small groups of food items all over the board. Use smaller items to fill any gaps.
  • Don’t worry about things looking a little messy because that’s the fun part. 
  • There are no set rules, and the best part is you get to share and enjoy!

This post is all about kid-friendly charcuterie board ideas.


1. Pancake Charcuterie Board from Completely Delicious

pancake charcuterie board

I love pancakes for breakfast or brunch, so this pancake charcuterie board is perfect for starting your day. And who doesn’t love bacon and maple syrup?

2. PB&J Snack Board from The Bakermama 

lunch charcuterie board

PB&J sandwiches are almost every child’s favorite (our kids love peanut butter and syrup) and a fun lunch charcuterie board idea for the whole family. Add some fruit and crackers to your board to balance the sweet and salty.

3. Baked Potato Dinner Charcuterie Board from Reluctant Entertainer

dinner charcuterie board

Who doesn’t love a loaded potato? I know my kids love potato anything, so this is a perfect dinner charcuterie board idea for families with kids. 

4. Healthy Charcuterie Board from Easy Real Food

healthy charcuterie board

Spoil the carnivores in your life with this healthy charcuterie board. This meat feast is perfect for dinners, low carb eating or to spoil dad on Father’s Day.

5. Galentine’s Day Dessert Board from Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

valentine's day charcuterie board

Sharing a sweet treat board with your closest girlfriends is the perfect way to spend a girls day celebration. Create a focal point with this cute heart bowl and top off your party with pink drinks and a girly movie! 

6. St. Patrick’s Day Charcuterie Board from Cutefetti

st patricks day charcuterie board

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with this St. Patrick’s Day charcuterie board abounding in candy. And how darling is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?!

7. Easter Grazing Board from Domestikated Life

easter charcuterie board ideas

Hop on by this gorgeous Easter charcuterie board and grab a snack. This sweet and savoury board has the perfect balance of healthy snacks and sweet treats.

8. Cinco de Mayo Snack Board from Family Fresh Meals

mexican snack board

Grab the salsa and let’s tacobout this Mexican snack board. It’s got all our faves including nachos, fajitas, queso and tortillas. Such a great idea for a fun fiesta! 

9. Mother’s Day Board from Reluctant Entertainer

mother's day charcuterie board

Spoil your mom with a Mother’s Day charcuterie board fit for a queen. Add her favourite foods and flowers for an extra special touch. 

10. S’Mores Dessert Board from No. 2 Pencil

dessert charcuterie board

A perfect dessert charcuterie board for those summer nights sitting around the campfire and creating the perfect s’mores combo.

11. Father’s Day BBQ Charcuterie Board from Kelley Nan

bbq charcuterie board ideas

Show me a dad that doesn’t like a good ol’ barbecue! Learn how to smoke a brisket so you can dine like a king on Father’s Day with a delicious BBQ charcuterie board! 

Use baskets and square skillets to display food in true fashion BBQ style!

12. Patriotic Board from Tasty Oven

patriotic charcuterie board

This red, white, and blue Stars and Stripes board is perfect for any patriotic holiday or summertime party. A vibrant charcuterie board full of healthy snacks and treats to brighten the kid’s day.

Display your treats in these star bowls to bring all your patriotic elements together!

13. Back to School Board from Kelley Nan

back to school snack board

If you have a large family like me, this back-to-school charcuterie board would go down a treat with all the kids! Bake some alphabet cookies and have the kids spell out words while snacking.  They’ll have so much fun!

14. Game Day Charcuterie Board Idea from Jimmy Choos and Tennis Shoes

game day board

A fun game day charcuterie board for all the football lovers out there! What’s a sporty game day snack board without a cheese football?

15. Spooky Halloween Charcuterie Board from I Love Lindsay

halloween charcuterie board ideas

A spooktacular selection of Halloween eats and treats for a kid’s celebration. You can’t go wrong with spiders, mummies, and monster logs on your Halloween board.

16. Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board from Happy Foods Tube

thanksgiving charcuterie board

How cute is this thanksgiving cheeseboard for the kids? And the candy corn peeping through will make the kids as happy as a turkey. I bet they’ll gobble this board all up, no leftovers, guaranteed!

17. Hot Chocolate Dessert Board via No.2 Pencil

hot chocolate dessert charcuterie board ideas

Who doesn’t like hot chocolate and marshmallows, especially in the frosty winter? A festive season favourite for sure!

18. Christmas Charcuterie Board from She Gave It A Go

christmas charcuterie board ideas

A little sweet, a little savoury and a lot of Christmas vibes. The touches of greenery and candy canes on this board create feelings of nostalgia, and I bet it smells like Christmas too!

19. Kid-Friendly Cheese Tray from Taming Twins

kid-friendly cheese tray

A classic favourite cheese board perfect for a kid’s New Year’s Eve party or lunchtime snack.

20. Unicorn Candy Charcuterie Board from Cutefetti

candy charcuterie board ideas

A magical dessert board for all the unicorn lovers out there and a perfect option for a birthday party. The ramekin pots break up the board nicely and create a pretty focal point. The kids will go crazy for all this sweetness!

21. Movie Night Board from Simply Made Recipes

movie night charcuterie board ideas

When it comes to watching movies, you always need your snacks and snacks in abundance, so load your charcuterie board and get your movie watching and treat munching on!




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  1. Linda Seidel says:

    Thanks for sharing all your fabulous ideas. I got lots of info and will be recreating one of the kid-friendly charcuterie boards for our “Dear Camp” (daughters-in-law and grandkids visit here while the hubbies are at bow camp)

    1. I’m happy you found some fun ideas. I would love to see what you make!

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