So for the kids snack time this morning, I decided to get a little creative again! Over the summer months the kids have loved seeing the dragonflies in our garden, so I thought I would try and make them some fruity dragonflies!
I used halved grapes to form the main body, apple pieces for the wings, a banana slice for the head and raisins for the antenna.
Theses little dragonflies disappeared super quickly into little mouths – the kids absolutely loved them! If you have kids who struggle to try new foods, I say give this a try! Kids tend to love it if you get creative with their food, and will be much more willing to try it if it’s presented in a cute, fun way!
I hope you all have a fantastic weekend!
If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that I love getting creative with food! It helps encourage my kids to eat well, and really helps fussy eaters to try new foods. Take a look at my food ideas page for inspiration on encouraging kids to eat healthier and for family food ideas and recipes.
For snack time this morning I decided to make my own version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar for my little ones to munch on! I used cucumber slices for the catepillar’s body, a strawberry slice for his head and grape pieces as the antennae and mouth. I also added raspberries to form the ground and some more strawberries as butterflies.
The kids loved their story themed snack and even asked for more. A fantastic way to encourage kids to eat!
I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
My five year old son loves dinosaurs at the moment so I thought it would be a cute idea to turn his snack into something of the dinosaur variety! (You can see my other food ideas for kids here)!
I used cucumber to make the dinosaurs body, raspberries for his eye and for the ground, and satsuma segments and a raspberry for a sun.
My little boy was thrilled with his dinosaur snack! A cute fun way to encourage kids to eat!
My little boy was feeling a little hungry the other morning so off I went to the kitchen to prepare him a snack. I decided to make him a fruity fish to add a little fun to his snack time!
I used carrots as the body, cucumber and grapes for the eye, cucumber seaweed and grapes for bubbles.
My son loved his fruity fish and ate it super fast! For more inspiration to make fruit time fun check out my food ideas page!