Cooking with Kids-Cat Eye Recipe

CAT EYE RECIPE: Sometimes it's hard to engage kids in activities and sometimes it's even harder to encourage kids to eat healthy foods. I love how we can use healthy ingredients and make something irresistible to kids with a cool name. This cat eye recipe is sure to please even picky eaters. Plus they're yum!

Sometimes it’s hard to engage kids in activities and sometimes it’s even harder to encourage kids to eat healthy foods. I love how we can use healthy ingredients and make something irresistible to kids with a cool name. This cat eye recipe is sure to please even picky eaters. Plus they’re yum!

When I make smoothies for the kids, if I want them to drink a green one, I call it a Hulk smash smoothie. Well, who doesn’t want to be the Hulk? I know my kids do.

Cooking with Kids-Cat Eye Recipe

kid's cooking cat eyes

Cat eyes are fun, cute and irresistible with a name like cat eyes. Kids love animals, so any time you want them to eat something healthy, you just need to give it an animal name and it’s suddenly irresistible.

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kids making cat eyes for snack

Cats eyes recipe

These cat eyes have several steps the kids can do on their own, and they are great for building fine motor skills. They even have ingredients kids love to eat, so it’s a win for everyone.

This cat eye recipe is great for an after-school snack, or any snack and the kids can do them on their own from start to finish. That’s the best kind of snack making to build self-esteem for the kids.

Cat eyes are also made with simple ingredients you probably already have around the house. Banana slicing is a great self-esteem builder and fine motor skill builder, so get out those butter knives and give your kids a delicious job to do. They will love it.



cat eyes for snack

Cat Eyes
Yummy snack for kids to make themselves.
Author: Christina Kamp
Ingredients
  • Ritz Crackers
  • Peanut Butter
  • Bananas to slice
  • Raisins
Instructions
  1. Wash hands and have kids wash theirs
  2. Spread peanut butter on crackers
  3. Place a banana slice on each cracker
  4. Top with a raisin
Recipe Notes

If you have children with nut allergies, you could easily substitute sun butter for the peanut butter.

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4 comments

  1. Nicole says:

    So fun! I bet the kid’s have a blast making and eating these! Love the idea of naming food fun names! My father in law used to call ice cream sundaes a simmy dimmy quiver with a nooka nacken on the end. Not sure how to spell any of it but that’s what I’m going with! lol! I always got a kick out of that!

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