11 Food Art Ideas That Make Mealtime Fun

Impress even the pickiest of eaters

OK, we know that you’re not supposed to teach the kids to play with their food, but these 11 edible art projects are the adorable exception. They’re the perfect way to get the kids involved in cooking. Even the pickiest eaters won’t be able to resist. 

Marshmallow Snowmen

Stir up your hot cocoa with one these adorable snowmen skewers. Just don’t be too sad when they melt.

Frozen Banana Penguins

The healthiest (and cutest) dessert around.

Rainy Day Fruit Salad

Chase away any rainy day blues with this delightful fruit salad idea.

Under-the-sea Graham Crackers

Turn on Finding Nemo and snack away on these.

Oatmeal Owl Bowls

One look at this bowl and you’ll instantly become a breakfast person.

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Little Inspiration

Pancake Foxes

So simple, yet so impressive.

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Monster Sandwiches


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Rainbow Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Taste the rainbow (while getting a plentiful serving of veggies).

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Creative and Healthy Fun Food

Teddy Bear Toast

A balanced breakfast starts with these un-bear-ably cute creations.

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Cheese Kite Sandwich

Now all that’s missing is a summer day and an ocean breeze.

T-rex Toast

The kids will never complain about eating fruit again.

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