W Is for Wind on the Water
There’s a stiff breeze blowing and that means it’s time to set your sails for a seafaring adventure!
But with this refreshing summer recipe, even landlubbers can sail the seven seas! Featuring healthy, kid-friendly foods, our crafty sailboat snack brings the wind and the water to a dinner plate near you.
With a few simple ingredients, your child can enjoy a little bit of play during snacktime! Prep the ingredients ahead of time and allow your child to build his very own sailboat. Which part of this tasty treat will sail into your child’s tummy first?
For more fun and yummy snacks to enjoy with your child, be sure to check out the entire ABC Snacks Cookbook with over 40 fun recipes to try!
Wind on the Water
Here’s what you’ll need to make one sailboat snack:
- 1 slice of bread
- 1 slice of white cheese
- 1 pretzel stick
- Yellow bell pepper
- 1 cup blackberries or blueberries
- Remove crusts from bread and trim all edges to create a square piece of bread. Cut in half diagonally.
- Cut one piece in half again to form sails. Cut the bottom off large piece to form sailboat.
- Cut cheese slices to the same size and shape as the bread pieces. Arrange cheese on bread.
- Create sailboat and sails by positioning bread slices around pretzel stick as shown.
- Cut cucumber slice to form portholes and tip of mast.
- Cut one triangular piece of yellow bell pepper to form flag.
- Cut small pieces of yellow bell pepper with rib to form seagulls.
- Arrange blackberries or blueberries to form water around the sailboat.
Want More Snacks for letter W?
Find snacks for letter W and more with the ABC Snacks Cookbooks series that includes more than 40 snack recipes for your preschoolers!