Food & Drink

19 Fun Drink Recipes For Kids That Are Delicious!


Looking for some yummy and fun drinks you can make at home? Here are some delicious drink recipes for kids that are easy to make and tastes delicious.

Great for parties or sleepovers!

1. Funfetti Cake Batter Milkshake

This is perfect for summer or spring day, and it is very easy and quick to make. It the perfect drink for a birthday celebration.


  • One and a half cups vanilla ice cream
  • Half cup cold milk
  • Two tablespoon yellow or white cake mix
  • Two tablespoon sprinkles

2. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Milkshake

Delicious chocolate covered strawberries blended with strawberry ice cream and a chocolate donut!


Milkshake Garnishes

  • 1 cup Wilton Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Candy
  • 1/3 cup Wilton Pink Sparkling Sugar
  • 4 large strawberries
  • Baked Chocolate Mini Doughnuts (recipe follows)


  • 1 container (1-1/2 quarts) strawberry ice cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup Wilton Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Candy, finely chopped
  • Whipped cream, to serve

3. Homemade Cherry Icee

This is one perfect drink that you can always share with your family, especially by the pool or at the lake during the summer.


  • Two cups of cold water
  • One cup of sugar
  • One package of blue or red Kool-Acid
  • Four cups of ice

4. Unicorn Milkshake

This unicorn milkshake is just perfect at a unicorn themed party or a girl’s night in. You can make two different colors and pour into separate glasses.


  • Six scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • Two Neon food colors. It can be Blue, Purple or Pink.

5. Cotton Candy Unicorn Party Punch

This is a perfect drink to make for your kids to cool off during the summer months or any get together with friends.


  • Measure two litters of cold Lemon Lime Soda
  • Add 1 package of cotton Candy
  • Measure one-half Quarts Cotton Candy Flavored ice cream

6. Cotton Candy Milkshake

This drink is perfect for satisfying that sweet tooth!


  • 1 tub of Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 2 containers of cotton Candy
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 3 cups of milk
  • Pink and Blue Food Coloring
  • Sugar Crystals, Blue or Pink (optional)

7. Orange Creamsicle Float

You will love the flavor of these vanilla and the Orange popsicle. These two flavors go together so well and is the perfect summer cool down after a hot day. 


  • Two small scoops vanilla ice cream
  • Orange soda
  • Whipped cream

8. Disney’s Frozen Movie Inspired Recipe: White Hot Chocolate Recipe

This is a perfect recipe that can be made on a cold winter day. It is super rich and creamy!


  • Two cups of milk
  • One cup of white chocolate chips
  • Two to three drops of blue food coloring
  • One-fourth of sugar for rims of glasses

9. Ocean Floats

Cool, creamy and refreshing ice cream floats. Love the ocean blue color!


  • Two-third of blue Hawalian punch or blue soda
  • Lemon Lime soda
  • Two scoops of creamy vanilla ice cream

10. Galaxy Milkshake

Galaxy milkshake is a perfect drink for your kids with its super fun colors. It is one of those drinks that your kids will taste and will always want some more.


  • Two and a half cups of vanilla ice cream
  • Third-fourth to one cup of milk
  • Purple, blue or Pink food coloring
  • Whipped cream
  • Blue, purple or Pink sprinkles

11. Rainbow Ice Cocktail

Just like a real rainbow that appears in the sky has many colors, so does this yummy Rainbow Ice Cocktail.


  • Grape Mirinda
  • Apple Mirinda
  • Orange Mirinda
  • Watermelon Smart Water
  • Yellow Gatorade
  • Blue Gatorade

12. Kid-Friendly Watermelon Slush

Kids love Slushies and for good reason..they are super refreshing and great on a hot summer day.



  • 6 c. watermelon cubes, seeds removed*
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 7-Up or Sprite for serving



13. Halloween Punch

From decorating to trick or treating, Halloween is so much fun for kids.. All these won’t be complete without making a Halloween drink!


  • Green gatorade
  • Bottle of 7up or sprite
  • Sour gummy worms

14. Mermaid Slush

This is a perfect recipe drink for parties with three different types of Gatorade, food coloring, ice and sugar.


  • Green apple Gatorade
  • Two tablespoons of sugar
  • Green food coloring
  • Blue cherry Gatorade
  • Blue Food coloring
  • Grape G2 Gatorade
  • Red food coloring
  • Ice

15. Shirley Temple

This Shirly Temple is a classic drink for grownups and kids and very easy to make.


  • Ice
  • Grenadine syrup
  • Lemon-lime soda
  • Maraschino cherries

16. Jell-O Slushy

This is a super fun and festive recipe drink that can be made with any flavor combos.


  • One pack of JELL-O
  • One cup of boiling water
  • Two tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • One cup of juice or soda

17. Frosted Lemonade

This can be made any time of the year at a party or get together with friends. Great for summer!


  • One cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Half cup of sugar
  • Two and a half cups of water
  • Edy’s slow churn vanilla ice cream

18. Italian Cream Soda

This is a perfect recipe for a special treat, especially on Valentine’s Day.


  • Third-fourth cup of ice
  • Third-fourth cup of club soda
  • Four tablespoons of syrup
  • One tablespoon half and half

19. Moana Hawaiian Punch

Delicious fruit punch drink for Moana fans, fun party punch for birthday parties!


  • 2 oz Coconut Water
  • 4 oz fruit punch
  • 4 oz Mango Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Simple Syrup (optional)
  • 3 Tablespoons Teal Sanding Sugar (optional garnish)
  • Ice

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