Food Fun Friday - Breakfast Face

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Today I thought I would share a quick kids meal I did for the girls.  I am all about fast and easy food, and breakfast doesn't get much easier than this.


I am a big fan of faces because they are just so easy and lets face it (pun intended) your kid will always recognize a face.  I have made things for them that I had to explain and that is never good. 

I cut some grapes in half for the hair and used half a piece of bacon for the mouth.  The nose is a wedge of string cheese and the eyes are wheat bread with nutella.  I cut the eyes out using a medium sized circle cookie cutter and added marshmallows for the eyeballs.  Using my trusty Wilton food writers, I made the pupils.  You can add some banana ears if you'd like, but I was fresh out of bananas.  There a million variations and things you can play with.  Make it your own.

Super easy and impressive, especially if you're a kid.  Think you have to spend a long time to make a fun meal your kids will remember?  This took all of 5 minutes.  And they ate it all which is a rarity in this house.  For more food ideas check out Food Fun.  
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17 comments:

  1. This is great! My daughter loves it when I arrange her food or use the divided tray-like kid plates. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us :)

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  2. Smart thinking. Takes no more time to make the face, than to just plonk everything on the plate.

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  3. I am loving your blog. I love all the fun activities you can do with you little ones. I have a 3 year old and have been looking for ne learning ideas to do with him.

    Thanks so much for becoming a new follower of my blog and for you kind comment. I am now your newest follower. :)

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  4. How creative!! I think you and I agree on the fact that children learn through working with their hands. Such a fun post.

    I am new in the blogging world and found your blog through Mom Loop. Hope you'll stop by and check it out sometime:)

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  5. i wish i was this creative! I always feel like I am rushing and don't take time to play with my food! Thank you fro the reminder to slow down and have fun at meal time!!
    http://babiestoddlerspreschoolers.blogspot.com/

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  6. Aww! This looks like so much fun! Anything to get the kids to eat is a plus!

    Jennifer
    Happy new follower back!

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  7. I love the eyes! They are so dramatic!

    Thank you for Stumbling my post!

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  8. Great idea! My little girl would love this.

    Stopping by from SITS!

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  9. Hi Vicky,
    I wish there had been a blog like yours when I was raising my two little girls! But I don't know how you have time to do it! I browsed, and you have some great ideas for little ones. Thanks for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment.

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  10. My kids always loved when I made faces or funny shapes with their food. The youngest one still likes it at times. Time sure flies.

    Thank you so much for stopping by on my SITS Day. I appreciate it.

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  11. Hi Vicky,
    You are the winner of the Breast Awareness Giveaway at Between 2 Moms! yay, congrats.
    http://between2moms.com/2011/10/16/breast-cancer-awareness-giveaway/
    Please send me an email at pam@between2moms.com with your mailing address.

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  12. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the sweet comment. I love your blog! This is such a cute idea. My daughter is all grown up now, but I remember making fun lunches for her when she was small enough to enjoy them. This brings back fun memories!

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  13. aww, great idea, and looks like the kiddos had a blast with them!

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  14. @ Cascia, thanks I am so glad you like it!
    @ Megan, my girls love that too. Thanks for the comment.
    @ Pam, I agree! So glad you came by.
    @ Suzy, Hope you find lots here for your 3 year old.

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  15. @ Mia, thanks so much! I am now following you as well.
    @ Nekky, I love easy!
    @ Jennifer, some days it's a struggle to get them to eat and this does help.
    @ JDaniel4's Mom, thanks for stumbling!

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