Pretty much every child that I know loves animals. I’m not sure if it is because they can relate to animals better than adults (or act like them, or really what the connection is, but isn’t it endearing? We don’t have any animals at our house right now, but my girls ask me if when can get a dog probably on a weekly basis. I choose baby over dog right now… maybe when they’re 12.
Making your food fun for kids not only helps them want to eat the things you serve, but helps you to be creative and use foods you normally wouldn’t. I’ve often seen pictures of food crafts and think that I could/would not ever make that. But I promise you if you have the right tools and just a few extra minutes you CAN make them and will WANT to make them. If you have even one teeny tiny creative bone in your whole body, you will love making some of these fun animal snacks. And the best part is that you can get creative with your kids!
We wanted to provide you with some fun ideas to get you started and also some of the best tools to use when you are making fun food creations.
Raccoon Snack by Super Healthy Kids
This cute raccoon is a complete snack with all of the elements. It is just a matter of assembly. This is what we used:
Orange Fish by Canadian Family
Birds in a Nest by Crafty Moods
Peanut Butter Bear by A Whisk and Two Wands
Egg Chicks by Eye Candy
Caterpillar Pizza by Spoonful
Strawberry Banana Snake by Super Healthy Kids
Fruit Frog by Canadian Family
Cheesy Owl by Great Balls of Cheese by Michelle Buffardi
Puppy Snack by Meet the Dubiens
Bunny Snack by Super Healthy Kids
Peacock Snack by Creative Kids Snacks
Tools Used to Make Fun Food:
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