Back Yard Bug Snacks

Here are a few back yard bug snacks that have a little something for every bug lover. Your kids will enjoy creating these easy edible butterflies, caterpillars and ladybugs.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients:
For Butterflies

  • celery stalks
  • peanut butter
  • mini pretzels
  • candy eyes

For Caterpillar

  • grape
  • wooden skews
  • candy eyes
  • icing gel or edible black marker

For Ladybug

  • crackers
  • cheese
  • grape tomatoes
  • black olives
  • candy eyes
  • icing gel or edible black marker

Directions:
For Butterfly
Rinse and cut your celery into 3-4 inch slices. Apply peanut butter into the middle and insert two mini pretzels. Then add two candy eyes.
For Caterpillar
Rinse and dry about 20 grapes. Carefully skew the grapes. Using the icing gel, draw a smile. Then add two candy eyes.
For Ladybug
Use your cracker as a guide to size your cheese. Place the cheese on top of the cracker. Cut grape tomato almost in half, leaving a tiny connection at one end. Open and lay flat on the cheese. Cut a black olive in half and place upside down at top of the tomato. Place the eyes in side the black olive and add the spots with icing gel.

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