St. Patrick's Day

Kid-Approved Rainbow Fruit Tray

Snack time just got a whole lot happier! This kid-approved rainbow fruit tray is fun, festive, and you can throw it together in no time at all. This tray would be a cheerful addition to celebrate the start of spring, St. Patrick’s day, or any day in between. Ready to make one for your family? […]

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Snack time just got a whole lot happier! This kid-approved rainbow fruit tray is fun, festive, and you can throw it together in no time at all. This tray would be a cheerful addition to celebrate the start of spring, St. Patrick’s day, or any day in between. Ready to make one for your family? Let’s get started!

Here’s what you’ll need:

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  • Strawberries
  • Clementines
  • Pineapple
  • Green Grapes
  • Blueberries
  • Round Crackers
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Tray (to put the rainbow on)
  • Two Small Bowls

I told you that this was super simple to put together and I wasn’t kidding. Your rainbow fruit tray will be ready to go in four simple steps, my friend!

Step One: Wash and cut your fruit.

Step Two: Arrange the fruit on the tray following good ol’ ROYGBIV in the shape of a rainbow. Translation in case you didn’t catch that childhood art class reference: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.

Step Three: Pour round crackers into a small bowl. Place the bowl on one side of the rainbow.

Step Four: Cut cheddar cheese into small cubes. Put the cheese cubes into another small bowl and place the second bowl on the other side of the rainbow.

Ta-dah!

Invite your kiddos to the table for a delicious snack! You could even pair the snack with a favorite book. Because kids + snacks = amazing time to read aloud books.

If you are using the rainbow for St. Patricks’ Day, here’s some of our favorite books:

Fiona’s Lace by Patricia Polacco
The Story of St. Patrick: More Than Shamrocks and Leprechauns
Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola
St. Patrick’s Day by Gail Gibbons
Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola
That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting
This is Ireland by Miroslav Sasek
A Fine St. Patrick’s Day by Susan Wojciechowski

If you are using the rainbow snack to celebrate spring, hop over here to see some of our favorites.

And if it’s a just because celebration, you can always see some of our favorite picture books right here.

This would also be a perfect snack to pair with the story ‘A New Beginning’ in The Jesus Storybook Bible.

I hope that whether you’re celebrating the big, small, or in between this fun and festive kid-approved rainbow fruit tray brings a smile to your face and gives you a chance to meaningfully connect with your kiddos around your table.

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