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Kellie Strickland

Kellie is the creative mind behind many of Snackpicks' Fun Snacks. She first became inspired after being tired of giving her kids the same old sandwich, lunch and snacks. On Snackpicks, Kellie shares her ideas and breaks down the Fun Snacks into simple steps to inspire everyone to 'play' with their food and add sunshine to their little ones' days. Kellie's personal blog can be found at Little Nummies.net.

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Fun Kid Snack

Monkey Cracker Kids Snack

Summer is full of monkeying around. The kids are outside playing, swimming, and getting dirty. Give them a lunch or snack they’ll go bananas for!!

Kids' Monkey Snack

fun kid snack supplies

Ingredients:

Tools:

  • Circle cookie cutter
  • Vitamin bottle
  • Small sprinkles lid
  • Plastic straw (from a water bottle)

Directions for Kids' Money Snack:

  1. Using the circle cookie cutter, cut a circle out of a slice of bread. Cut a circle out of the slice of ham using the same cookie cutter. Place ham circle on top of bread circle. Place bread in the middle of a plate.

  2. Using the circle cookie cutter, cut a circle out of a slice of bread. Cut a circle out of the slice of ham using the same cookie cutter. Place ham circle on top of bread circle. Place bread in the middle of a plate.

  3. Using the small lid, cut 3 small circles out of the ham. Cut one of the small circles of ham in half for ears. Place the halves on top of bread halves to complete ears. Place the other two circles at the bottom of 2 Town House Original Crackers.

  4. Cut a small piece of string cheese and then cut in half for the eyes. Put into place.

  5. Using the plastic straw, cut 6 tiny circles out of the ham for paw pads. Put in place on crackers. Cut 4 small circles out of cucumber peel for eyes and nostrils. Place 2 of them on top of the string cheese to complete the eyes. Place the other two on a Town House Original Cracker for the nostrils. Put the whole cracker on the monkey face for the nose/mouth.

  6. Cut the crust off of the bread and roll up for the tail. Put in place on plate.

  7. Use pieces of the remaining bread/crust to prop up the cracker feet.

  8. Slice a tiny strip of ham for detail on nose/mouth.

  9. Assemble as shown. Then serve with a banana, banana chips, or Keebler Animal Crackers!

Makes 1 Serving

3 Comments for Fun Monkey Cracker Kids Snack

great idea do prep work while kids are napping and let them build interactive snacks!

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