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Fruity Hooty OwlsGet creative at snack time with these delicious Fruity Hooty
Owls! These feathery friends are a fun yet simple snack tomake with your little ones.
Ingredients- makes one owl1 plain rice cake1/2 an apple or peach1/2 a banana2 blueberriesTopping of choice, e.g. smoothnut butter, cream cheese, plain/natural/ Greek yoghurtLow sugar multigrain hoops
EquipmentChild- friendly knives forchoppingChild- friendly knives forspreadingChopping boards
Child: spread your chosen topping onto the rice cake
Parent and child: carefully cut out the owl's wings from the apple or
peach. If using peach for the wings, consider removing the stone to make
it easier for children cut
Parent and child: cut out little triangles of apple or peach to form the
Child: chop two slices of banana to form the owl's eyes
Child: place two blueberries onto each slice of banana
Child: take six of the multigrain hoops and place on the owl's tummy
Serve and enjoy!
Opportunities for Learning
Develop cooking skills: scooping, spreading, chopping
Learning: ask children questions, such as:
Top tip: consider the texture of food that children can manage. If using
firmer fruits, such as apple, you may need to lightly cook them before serving
to children. Alternatively, choose softer fruits that do not require cooking.
which pieces of fruit are the biggest?
how many multigrain hoops can you count?
can you measure out a teaspoon of topping?
what colour are the berries?
what does the peach skin feel like?
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