Snacks & Treats

Pirate Ship Fruit Cups

Sep 18, 2015

Ahoy mateys! 

September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day. It’s a day that everyone can take part in—by dressing up like pirates, enjoying pirate-themed treats and, of course, talking like your favourite pirate! And who doesn’t love pirates more than kids?! 

These pirate ship fruit cups are so easy to make and will help your little swashbuckler celebrate this fun day!

You Will Need:

To make one fruit cup, you will need:

  • ½ cup of fresh blueberries
  • 1 slice of apple
  • 1 slice of honeydew melon
  • 1 toothpick

A slice of honeydew melon, an apple, a bowl of blueberries and a pile of toothpicks.


1. Fill a small, shallow dish with ½ cup of fresh blueberries.

2. Slice your apple into segments and place one apple segment on top of the blueberries.

3. Grab a toothpick and stick it firmly in the middle of your apple slice.

A bowl of blueberries with an apple on top.

4. Using a knife, slice one triangle out of your piece of honeydew melon. Stick this triangle piece of melon through the toothpick to make a sail.

Shiver me timbers—that’s an easy and healthy snack!  Enjoy!

A finished pirate ship fruit cup.

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

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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.