Strawberries are one of the most popular fruits around, especially with children. They are delicious, nutritious and easy to eat – nature’s finger food! So to celebrate this red healthy treat, here are some sensational strawberry ideas for kids to enjoy!
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Sitting down to a bowl of strawberries is a treat in itself, but transforming them into something else is both fun AND delicious!
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Yummy Strawberry Ideas for Kids
#1. Strawberry and Banana Cars
What child wouldn’t enjoy helping to make, and then scoffing, these delicious looking strawberry and banana cars? Use toothpicks to secure the wheels (or uncooked spaghetti for younger children).
#2. Strawberry Fish
Kids love fun food that not only tastes great, but looks good too!
This strawberry fish toast idea from Driscoll’s looks easy peasy to make with strawberries for scales, blueberries for bubbles and some raspberries for decoration. You could also spread some delicious strawberry jam or nut butter on the toast to give the berries something to stick to.
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#3. Strawberry Lemonade Ice Pops
This strawberry lemonade ice pops recipe from Courtney’s Sweets takes less than 5 minutes to prep, wait a few hours and you have a delicious and healthy dessert for the whole family.
#4. Strawberry Flowers
This fun snack idea for strawberry flowers from Mom Endeavors uses string cheese for the flower stems and centre of the petals, which are made from cut strawberries, and kiwi slices for leaves and grass. So lovely and delicious looking!
#5. Strawberry Mice
Cute, cute, cute! Make some little strawberry mice with liquorice tails, flaked almonds and chocolate chips for snack time.
#6. Strawberry Angry Bird
We just love this Angry Bird made of strawberries, melon and blueberries. A great way to get your child to tuck into some fruit.
#7. Strawberry Milkshake
Kids love milkshakes, and making your own is easy peasy. You can use vanilla ice cream or vanilla yoghurt to add a bit of texture in this delicious strawberry and banana milkshake.
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#8. Strawberry Ice Cream
This is Rachel Allen’s strawberry ice cream recipe and a firm favourite in our house. It is really light and creamy – and, best of all, you don’t need an ice-cream machine!
#9. Strawberry Muffins
These strawberry muffins from Inspired Taste are perfect — they are so simple and quick, you could make them in the morning for breakfast.
#10. Strawberry Chia Leather
Make your own homemade fruit leather with this recipe for strawberry chia leather from Super Healthy Kids. With no added sugar (or a little added honey if your strawberries aren’t quite sweet enough), these tasty snacks are healthy and yummy!
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