Sports Themed Pudding Cups | Fun Snack Idea for School Lunch

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Adorable idea for lunches, sports pudding cups. Easy to make and fun to eat at

Isn’t it nice to have back to school time in full swing? It might be rough packing lunches, getting homework done and getting children back on a regular schedule, but the whole getting back on a schedule is amazing! I am really loving it. With that schedule comes some more time for creativity. Especially in packing school lunches. Creativity might sound scary, because it sounds like it will take a lot of effort. It doesn’t have to. Let me show you an easy way to spice up school lunches using Hershey’s Ready to Eat Pudding to create sports themed pudding cups.

Hershey's Ready to Eat Pudding at Walmart from


I got the idea as I was at my weekly almost daily trip to Walmart. I saw the s’mores flavor and couldn’t help myself. Plus, the September/October issue of ALL YOU Magazine has a $0.55 off coupon for Hershey’s Ready to Eat Pudding! So try it without having to pay full price. The cups are just perfect to highlight some fun sports like baseball, basketball, soccer and tennis.

Yummy Hershey's Ready to Eat Pudding from Walmart at

Don’t they look just delicious. They are such a creamy fun treat. Perfect snack for after school, parties or as part of a lunch packed for school. 

Sports Pudding Cups Supplies at

What you will need:

  1. Hershey’s Ready to Eat Pudding (two flavors available: chocolate and s’mores)
  2. Cardstock Paper (color depending on which ball you are making)
  3. Markers (colors depending on which ball you are making)
  4. Pen or Pencil
  5. Double-sided tape
  6. Scissors

Baseball Pudding Cup

Let’s start with the baseball! It could easily be made into a softball using a yellow-green color for the paper instead of white.

Baseball Pudding Cup Idea at

  1. Trace the top of the pudding cup with a pen on white paper.
  2. Cut the circle out.
  3. Grab a red marker to make the stitches.
  4. Turn the pudding cup upside down and trace a moon or “C” shape on each side of the ball. Then add “V”‘s for the stitching.
  5. Use a piece of tape to stick the baseball to the top of the pudding cup.

Basketball Pudding Cup

Maybe basketball is more your child’s sport. Try this cute basketball instead.

Basketball Pudding Cups School Lunch Idea at

  1. Grab an orange piece of paper (bonus points if you use a textured paper).
  2. Trace the top of the pudding cup.
  3. Cut out the ball.
  4. Trace another piece of paper with a black marker to make a line in the middle.
  5. Trace another straight line perpendicular to the first line.
  6. Use the pudding cup to trace a backward “C” on the left of the ball.
  7. Use the pudding cup to trace a “C” on the right of the ball.
  8. Place a piece of tape on the pudding cup.
  9. Finish by topping the pudding cup with the basketball.

Tennis Pudding Cup

For a super easy sports themed pudding cup try a tennis ball.

Adorable Tennis Ball Pudding Cup Snack Idea at

  1. Use a light green-yellow paper and trace the top of the pudding cup with a pen.
  2. Cut out the ball.
  3. Use the top of the pudding cup to trace a “C” shape on the right,
  4. And a backward “C” on the left with a gray marker.
  5. Finish it up by taping the ball to the top of the pudding cup.

Soccer Ball Pudding Cup

The most difficult ball is the soccer ball, but it can be done with a bit of practice.

Soccer Ball Pudding Cup Craft for Kid Lunches at

  1. Trace the pudding cup on white paper.
  2. Cut out the ball.
  3. Follow these instructions (these instructions make it so easy) to draw a soccer ball with a black marker.
  4. Tape the ball on top using tape and you are done!

How cute are these fun sports snack ideas for school lunches using Hershey’s Pudding Cups! 

Sports Pudding Cups a fun snack idea for school lunches at

What a fun way to add some flair to a school lunch and get kids excited for lunch and sports.

Make packed lunches fun with sports themed pudding packs at

The great thing about these pudding cups are you can create any sport that uses a round ball. Like a volleyball, golf ball, etc. Customize them to fit your child.

Have a sport loving kid Add one of these fun sports pudding packs to their lunch at

Don’t you love an easy way to jazz up something special for the kids. Not only are they great for school lunches, they would work great at birthday parties or as an effortless after school snack.

Sports Themed Pudding cups at

Do your kids love when you do something special in their lunch?

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