The very hungry caterpillar fruit snack

The Very Hungry Caterpillar fruit snack



  • 1 green apple, cut into slices
  • 1 Babybel cheese (from the dairy aisle)
  • 1 fruit strap (from the health food aisle)


Place the cheese onto the plate for the head.

Place the apple slices in a line to form the body. Leave one slice for the eyes.

Cut 6 little legs from the fruit strap using a small sharp knife. Place them underneath the body.

Cut a little smile for the face. Cut two antenae. Place smile onto the cheese and antenae above.

Cut two small eyes from the apple slice. Place onto the cheese.


  • You can get your children to help you with this recipe. Give them a plastic knife and some apple pieces to chop while you prepare this snack.
  • If you can’t find these fruit straps, you can use fruit roll-ups in their place.
  • This recipe was created by Chantelle Ellem for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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