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Easy Kids Drink Recipe: Red White and Blue Kid Sangria

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Don’t forget the kids when celebrating this summer! Instead whip up this super easy kids drink recipe so everyone can have fun.

Don't forget the kids when celebrating this summer! This easy kids drink recipe is perfect for summer parties.

Over Memorial Day weekend, I made a fun white wine red, white, and blue sangria recipe to go with our shrimp boil.  Just a little hello, summer drink.  My kids were fascinated.

After answering questions all weekend long as to why they couldn’t have any, I decided to just make them their own version.

This isn’t really a “recipe.” It’s basically sparkling apple juice with berries in it. That’s it.  But boy were my kids happy about it.

Easy Kids Drink Recipe

I had intended to make this easy kids drink recipe with white grape juice to mimic the wine and then add a splash of orange juice in place of Triple Sec.  But in looking around for the grape juice, I found sparkling apple juice on the shelf at the store.

My kids love that stuff and it provides a little bubbly, which makes every kids drink more fun.  I also picked up OJ to splash in.

Sparkling drink for kids

For the first round, I filled the cups with berries, added the sparking apple juice and then put in some orange juice.

But the OJ made the entire kids drink turn orange.  Total bummer. I wanted it to look clear like our sangria did.

So for the next try, I left out the orange juice. No one cared but me but I felt like the drink looked more like sangria with just the apple juice in it.

Peach juice or white grape juice would be a fun addition.  Or go red with some cranberry juice. Any way you make it, the kids are sure to love having their own special drink recipe for the summer.

Easy Kids Drink Recipe: Red White and Blue Kid Sangria

Red White and Blue Kid "Sangria"

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle sparkling juice, white grape or apple, chilled
  • A mix of strawberries, blueberries, cherries, and blackberries

Instructions

  1. Fill each glass half-way with choice of berries. I mixed red and blue together to make it a festive red, white and blue.
  2. Pour sparkling juice in the glass.
 

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13 Comments
  • Ali
    May 12, 2016

    Oooh, super fun idea. Love it! Thanks!!

    • Camille
      May 18, 2016

      Thanks, Ali! Totally kid inspired!

  • susen
    May 10, 2016

    oh yummo! Can’t wait to try this with my two kiddos! You were featured today on After School Linky where I came across your post!

  • Frugal Hausfrau
    May 9, 2016

    What a great idea, Camille~! Perfect for the drivers at a bbq, too! Looks delish and thanks for sharing on Throwback Thursday!

    Mollie

  • Michele Morin
    May 5, 2016

    Fun for July 4 or Memorial DAy!

  • Cathy Lawdanski
    May 4, 2016

    What a great idea! And it looks so festive. Very pretty drink that my grandkids would love!

  • Desiree
    June 15, 2015

    Yum… Featuring you on the blog this week!
    THANK YOU for partying with us!

  • Joanne/WineLady Cooks
    June 14, 2015

    I love your Kids Sangria, I would make it for everyone. Refreshing and fun to drink on a warm day. Thanks for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday party this weekend. Pinned/sharing.

    Looking forward to seeing you again with another delicious recipe.

    A FFF co-host,
    Joanne

  • Andrea
    June 13, 2015

    Such a great idea! And it’s featured on Sunday Features later today!

  • Camila
    June 13, 2015

    Looks delicious and so much fun! My girl would love this!!!
    XOXO

  • Lisa
    June 11, 2015

    My girls would LOVE this…not sure why I never thought of it myself! I’ll be trying this out very soon! Thanks so much for linking up with Share The Wealth Sunday!

    xoxo
    Lisa

  • Tanya
    June 10, 2015

    These are so colorful! What a great idea. I think I will even try one! Thanks for linking up to Sunday Small Victories Sunday Linkup!

  • Marie
    June 8, 2015

    What a great idea! I love fun ideas for kids around the holidays! Thanks for sharing.