Fun Food For Kids

Fun Foods for Kids 1

By Britney Manuel of BtanJerine & A Simply Raw Life

If you have an Instagram account no doubt you are often inspired by enticing pictures of food photos on your feed.  Amongst some of my favorite foodies, I am forever inspired by the creative genius of @idafrosk, @pomverte, @redhongyi, and Maroondah Yarra Ranges Kids (on Facebook) just to name a few.  They have the cleverest ideas, and the most fun ways for kids to eat food (@redhongyi is more of an art form).  I was inspired by this fruit rainbow by Maaroondah (mentioned above).  It was an easier project I could do in relatively 10 minutes.

And since summer is here, I thought that a huge plate of fruit would be a wonderful thing to have on hand to help encourage the little one, and myself to grab something better than a cookie (although there is always a soft spot in my heart for cookies).  And looking at all these colors who would want to grab anything else?

Rainbow Fruit Plate


8 strawberries
1 orange
1 banana
3 kiwis
1 basket of blueberries
about 20 grapes



Cut all fruit and arrange in the shape of a rainbow on a plate.


NOTE:  You can use any fruit to make this medley, and the amounts don’t have to be exact. Keep it simple and improvise with whatever you have on hand.


Another fun food for kids idea: below is “cloudy with a chance of rain” that I made from @pomverte.

Fun Foods for Kids 2

Join the Discussion!

How do you get your kids to eat their fruit? Green smoothies are a hit in our house.

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11 Responses to Fun Food For Kids

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    Looking healthy, banana is good for bones.

    • Britney July 29, 2013 at 9:05 pm #

      Good for the bones, so hopefully it’s harder for them to break em! 🙂

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  2. Dawn October 30, 2013 at 2:15 am #

    Thank you so much for the mention. We love giving parents in Australia new ideas. I love your site and will be sure to share some of your ideas on my up and coming webpage!
    Maroondah Yarra Ranges Kids

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  6. Tiffany October 18, 2016 at 5:38 am #

    I would definitely try this amazing Rainbow Fruit Plate recipe. It’s great for children but for adults, too 🙂

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    I would try this great looking Rainbow Fruit Plate recipe for sure – thanks!

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