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Very Hungry Caterpillar Lunch Treat

by Lucy (follow)
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Kids will not be able to resist this Very Hungry Caterpillar creation that they can actually eat. It was inspired by the book by Eric Carle and is a fun and healthy way to serve lunch or maybe something fun at their next birthday party?



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Very Hungry Caterpillar (VHC) for Lunch


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes
Makes: 1 -2 servings

Ingredients

8 slices of buttered bread
4 slices of cheese
4 slices of ham (optional)
2 lengths of celery
1 medium sized tomato
2 sultanas
1 sharp knife



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Ingredients for the VHC


Method

Using a circular cookie cutter, make eight circle shapes in the buttered bread slices.



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Cut circle in the bread


Add circular slices of cheese and ham.



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Add cheese and ham


Line the bread up and cut the celery like this to make the caterpillar's eight "legs". These sturdy celery legs will also prevent the bread from rolling off the plate.



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Cut the celery to make legs


Cut two small holes for the caterpillar's "eyes" and insert the sultanas, then cut two holes for the caterpillar's "antennae" and insert two smaller sticks of celery into these two holes.



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Line up the bread


Add a smile shaped piece of cheese for the caterpillar's "mouth" and serve to your awaiting audience. Enjoy and have fun.



Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Make a tomato head




Very Hungry Caterpillar lunch, sandwich, tomato
Enjoy eating you VHC


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#Lunch
#Snacks
#Sandwiches
#Healthy
#Fun
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