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

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?

pancake charcuterie board

2. PB&J Snack Board from The Bakermama 

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.

lunch charcuterie board

3. Baked Potato Dinner Charcuterie Board from Reluctant Entertainer

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. 

dinner charcuterie board

4. Healthy Charcuterie Board from Easy Real Food

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.

healthy charcuterie board

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

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! 

valentine's day charcuterie board

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

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?!

st patricks day charcuterie board

7. Easter Grazing Board from Domestikated Life

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.

easter charcuterie board ideas

8. Cinco de Mayo Snack Board from Family Fresh Meals

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! 

mexican snack board

9. Mother’s Day Board from Reluctant Entertainer

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. 

mother's day charcuterie board

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

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

dessert charcuterie board

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

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!

bbq charcuterie board ideas

12. Patriotic Board from Tasty Oven

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!

patriotic charcuterie board

13. Back to School Board from Kelley Nan

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!

back to school snack board

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

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?

game day board

15. Spooky Halloween Charcuterie Board from I Love Lindsay

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.

halloween charcuterie board ideas

16. Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board from Happy Foods Tube

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!

thanksgiving charcuterie board

17. Hot Chocolate Dessert Board via No.2 Pencil

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

hot chocolate dessert charcuterie board ideas

18. Christmas Charcuterie Board from She Gave It A Go

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!

christmas charcuterie board ideas

19. Kid-Friendly Cheese Tray from Taming Twins

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

kid-friendly cheese tray

20. Unicorn Candy Charcuterie Board from Cutefetti

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!

candy charcuterie board ideas

21. Movie Night Board from Simply Made Recipes

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!

movie night charcuterie board ideas




5 thoughts on “21 Kid-Friendly Charcuterie Board Ideas You Need to Make”

  1. Linda Seidel

    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. Angel

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

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