19 Easy And Adorable Animal Snacks To Make With Kids

Babysitters and parental units, meet your new secret snack weapon.

Snack time doesn’t have to be boring. You can make it more interesting by taking the snack and turning it in to an animal. Children love animals, and they are sure to laugh when they see your creation. You can then help them make these animal snacks for their friends. This is also an excellent project to perform with a preschool or kindergarten class.

1. Turn a banana into a pretzel-legged caterpillar.

Turn a banana into a pretzel-legged caterpillar.

Use peanut butter to stick banana slices together, then add pretzel stick legs. Hello, friend!

2. Cauliflower + olives = sheep.

Cauliflower + olives = sheep.

Just hangin’ on on the ranch. Get it!?

3. Apple + grapes cut in half = octopus.

Apple + grapes cut in half = octopus.

Or, if you run out of grapes, septopus. In other news: Don’t you sometimes wish your teeth were actually chocolate chips?

4. Or a sweet turtle.

Or a sweet turtle.

The details.

5. Hot dogs also make excellent octopi.

Hot dogs also make excellent octopi.

Here’s how.

6. Eggs make great chicks.

Eggs make great chicks.

Use carrots for the beak and sprinkles for the eyes.

7. Clementines were basically born to be snails.

Clementines were basically born to be snails.

WHATTA SMILE

8. A banana and a peanut butter sandwich will get the job done, too.

A banana and a peanut butter sandwich will get the job done, too.

9. All a strawberry needs to be a mouse is a string cheese tail and almond ears.

All a strawberry needs to be a mouse is a string cheese tail and almond ears.

A little Triscuit bed doesn’t hurt, either. Deets here.

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