Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

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Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

We shouldn’t play with our food, but we can make it look really fun! Super Simple has some great resources on nutrition and tips for picky eaters, but this time it’s all about the fun and beauty of food art. We’ve paired each of these food art pieces with a Super Simple Song so you can enjoy your meal with a matching tune. It doesn’t get much better than that!


Yummy Teddy Bear

Song Pairing: Sweet Dreams

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

This bear is good enough to eat! The bear is made from a PB&J sandwich but you can mix up the filling and try using different fruits and vegetables for the bear’s facial features. We used grapes and blueberries!

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

The Cow Jumped Over The Cheesy Moon

Song Pairing: Old MacDonald Had A Farm

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Try cutting shapes from cheese to bring your food art to life! We made a cheesy moon and some star shapes for this one.


Rocking Veggies Rocket Ship

Song Pairing: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

This rocket ship is filled with veggies, served with a side of starry sauce to dip. Cauliflower is perfect for the blast off, and we used a mushroom cap for the moon.

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Eat Along With Tobee

Song Pairing: your favorite Sing Along With Tobee episode

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Tobee won’t mind if you eat him, he’s happy you’re eating lots of yummy fruits!


Trees Please

Song Pairing: And The Green Grass Grew

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Pretzels and grapes are a yummy pairing. This food art is great for talking about the different parts of the tree while you eat: trunk, branches, and leaves. It’s also great for talking about seasons: if you eat all the grapes first, then it’s a tree in winter! Or if you use red grapes, it can be a tree in the fall.

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Fruity Flowers

Song Pairing: Mr. Golden Sun

Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

These flowers pack in lots of fruits and veggies. The stems are made from cucumber and the leaves from spinach. The flowers you can get creative with and let your little ones come up with their own fruity flower combination.


Metamorphosis Magic

Song Pairing: Rock Scissors Paper #1

This food art goes above and beyond! We created four stages of metamorphosis with food! We start with a tasty caterpillar…
Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Then the caterpillar lays its eggs made of corn kernels on a leaf of yummy swiss chard…
Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Soon comes a chrysalis made from pear…
Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

Then emerges a beautiful butterfly of fruits and vegetables!
Make Food Fun for Kids with Food Art

It’s a delight for all the senses, and full of nutrients!

We hope you enjoyed our food art and song pairing to make food a little more fun. For more information on food nutrition and how to get picky eaters to eat, see our links below.

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