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ACTIVITY
Bug Snacks

 
Cooking is a great activity for children. It teaches them step-by-step processes while having fun. Children will create healthy and tasty bug snacks.
Before You Start
Be sure all the children wash their hands and the table is clean. Cut the apples in half.
Let's Begin
1. Give each child half an apple, one grape, a few toothpicks, and a handful of raisins.

2. Show them how to place the apple center down on their napkin. This is the bug’s body.

3. Using a toothpick, attach a grape as the head.

4. Let children spread peanut butter with their sticks, using it as glue to attach raisins as spots. Encourage them to count the number of spots they finish with.

5. Finish by sticking two more toothpicks out the top as antennae. Mmmmmm!
Furthermore
Other buggy snacks include “Ants on a Log” with celery, raisins, and peanut butter. You can also create insects by spreading a round cracker with peanut butter. Add six pretzel sticks for legs and another cracker on top for more edible bugs.

 





Apples
Grapes
Raisins
Peanut butter
Popsicle sticks
Toothpicks


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