Find new ways to serve your kids fresh fruit this summer by making it creative and screams sunny days. Keep it simple and make quick watermelon crabs with strawberry pinchers.
You will need the following to create these Watermelon Crabs:
- Fresh watermelon slices, cut 1/2″ thick
- Strawberries (6 per crab)
- googly eyes
- crushed graham crackers for the sand (optional)
I used an oval cookie cutter shape (a football shape works well too) to punch out a shape from a 1/2” slice of watermelon. Add strawberry pinchers and candy googly eyes and you’re all set. See below…
To make the pinchers- cut a triangle from a halved strawberry, as shown below.
To make the legs – cut small slices leaving on end intact then fan the partitions.
Put them all together and you have the cutest, most summery watermelon slices your kids can ever dream of! Optional: Crush up some graham crackers (you can use the FnB’s gf/vegan recipe here if you need to) and create a fun beach scenery on a plate! And don’t forget the homemade googly eyes (or you can use store bought too!)
THIS POST WAS WRITTEN BY FNB CONTRIBUTOR, KIMBERLY STONEY
Kimberly Stoney is a professional craft designer and stylist, self proclaimed foodie and mom to one very hungry teenager. She has worked as a craft designer and recipe developer for over 15 years and shares her crafts and snacks at The Tiny Funnel. You can follow her on Instagram.
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