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Apple Ladybug Snack

Ladybugs are good for your garden and, as this recipe shows, a good snack for your child, too.

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Participant Age: Under 7
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
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  • Red apple
  • O-shaped cereal
  • Grapes
  • Peanut butter
  • Raisins
Prepare the Apple

Wash the apple and slice it in half. Cut out the core.

Make the Ladybug's Spots

Place the apple, peel side up, on a plate. Dab small blobs of peanut butter onto raisins and stick as many as you like onto the apple to make spots.

Use Grapes for the Ladybug's Head and Feet

Slide a large grape in half lengthwise and use one half to make the head. Slice three smaller grapes in half and arrange them around the apple to make feet.

Use Cereal and Peanut Butter for the Ladybug's Eyes

Dab a bit of peanut butter onto two pieces of o-shaped cereal and stick them on the head as shown.

Serve Your Snack

Serve ladybug snacks with extra peanut butter for dipping. Recipe makes two snacks.


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