Snacks & Treats

Fruity Caterpillar Snack

May 25, 2015

It’s no secret that I love making fun snacks for my kids.  It's a creative outlet for me and the kiddos really do love it.

This fruity caterpillar snack was super simple to make and the kids gobbled it up in minutes on a beautiful spring day.

You Will Need:

  • 1 red apple—any variety
  • 1 green granny smith apple
  • 1 yellow golden delicious apple
  • 2 blueberries
  • 1 raspberry
  • 2 black currants
  • 1 baby carrot
  • 1 slice of nectarine

Suplies for the fruity caterpillar snack: apples, nectarine, blueberries, currants and a baby carrot.

How To Make It:

1. Using a knife, slice one slice off your granny smith apple and place it on a plate for the caterpillar’s head.

2. Slice all three of your apples into small thin slices. Arrange these slices into a caterpillar shape, alternating the colours as you go.

Apple slices in the shape of a caterpillar.

3. Let’s give this caterpillar a face!  I used two black currants for the eyes and a small slice of raspberry for the mouth.  The antennae are made out of two thin slices of baby carrot with two blueberries on top.

4. Finally, we’ll add some legs.  Cut four legs out of your slice of nectarine and add them to your caterpillar.

Completed fruit caterpillar

So easy and so fun to eat.  Your kids are going to love this!

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time. She has an awesome and supportive husband and two wonderful kids—a six-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son. Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.

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