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The art of hiding vegetables: 7 easy food art ideas to get your kids eating more fruit and veg

Posted on August 28, 2020

Are your kids stubborn when it comes to eating fruit and veg?


The truth is, kids eat with their eyes, so at GSP, we've found some fun, easy and nutritious snack ideas for you to try at home.


Plus, it’s a great way for the kids to try fruit and veg that they’d normally be unwilling to give a go!


These fun options are sure to satisfy any child...

1. The ‘Baa-nana’

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This fantastic finger food almost looks too good to eat! A combination of bananas, grapes, and googly eyes, this colourful snack can be prepared in minutes.



2. The Cool Watermelon

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Nothing beats a healthy homemade treat, and these fruity lollies are superb for a sunny day. Place a lollipop stick into the end of the chopped fruit, freeze, and enjoy!

3. The ‘berry’ cute couple

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How cute is this? Turn a couple of strawberries into some sweet furry friends, and you’ll soon have a ‘purrfect’ healthy snack for the little ones.


4. The Orange Octopus

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Simple, quick, and easy. These orange octopuses are great snacks to add to the kids’ lunch boxes. Get creative with a marker pen, and you’re good to go.

5. The McDonald's Mega Meal

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Beginning to run out of imaginative ways to keep the kids entertained? This fruity McDonald's-inspired mega meal is the perfect role play idea.


6. The Funky Fruit Race


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Another creative way to occupy the kids – let them build these funky fruit cars, before racing to eat them. All you need is a sliced apple, cocktail sticks and grapes cut in half. Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best ones!


7. And Lastly… The Chocolatey Treat!



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There’s nothing wrong with giving your child a sweet treat every now and then, even better if it’s healthy, too. Dip some banana tips into melted chocolate, add an M&M nose and some googly eyes -  sorted.



Shop fantastic prices on fruit and vegetables at GSP Lidl before trying out these effortless snack ideas.


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