Monday, June 28, 2010

Little Books for Little Cooks ~ Little Ladybug

Little Books for Little Cooks

Strawberry Ladybugs

strawberry ladybugs

What could be better than strawberries along with a little smidge of chocolate? Try them out and see!

The Book Before You Cook…


Little Ladybug: Finger Puppet Book by Chronicle Books

Summary: Cutest little board book that your little one can put his finger in and move the ladybug finger puppet.

When It’s Time to Cook…


You’ll Need:

  • strawberries
  • seedless red grapes {or cherries}
  • toothpicks
  • mini chocolate chips
To Make:
  1. Wash and dry all of the fruit. Hull the strawberries.
  2. Put a grape on the end of a toothpick.
  3. Insert the other end of the toothpick into the center of the strawberry.
  4. Give your ladybug some spots using the mini chocolate chips. Push them into the strawberry {pointy-side in} to add your spots.
  5. Be careful when eating because of the toothpicks!

Hope you enjoy this cooking activity with your little one! To see more featured books and activities, click here!

Little Books for Little Cooks is a bi-monthly feature that focuses on creating some edible fun with your little one.  We will share a fun book to read with your little one along with a cooking activity to do that ties in with the featured book. Sometimes there may be actual cooking involved…and sometimes just fun!

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