Getting your kids to sit down and focus on an activity can seem like an impossible task, but sometimes if there’s a snack involved you might get lucky! Try getting your kids to help you make these yummy owl snacks. These snacks allow for all sorts of modification to fit your family’s dietary needs and likes and dislikes!
This recipe originally appeared on Babble.com and only takes about 10-15 minutes (depending on how crazy the kids get!)
You’ll need the following:
- Nut butter
- Round crackers
- Cream cheese
The directions are simple:
- Slice the apple lengthwise. Reserve end pieces and slices with the core for the wings.
- Spread the nut butter on 4 of the rounds. Spread a small dollop of cream cheese on each cracker. Use your fingertip to flatten each raisin and add it to the eyes. Add cracker eyes to apple body. Add a large nut for the nose.
- Slice reserved apple slices into triangular wings and affix to owl bodies. Line owl body with seed feathers and enjoy!
This snack will give your little ones time to play with their food and create something of their own that they can eat. Hopefully, this will be able to gain their attention just for a few minutes so you can all enjoy a delicious and healthy snack!