Kids' Recipe: Ants on a Log
This treat is called ants on a log. The celery is the log. Raisins are the ants. Ants on a log are good for your body!
Ask a grown-up for help to make this fun snack.
What You Need
- 4 pre-cut celery sticks
- Peanut butter
- Small bowl
How to Make Ants on a Log
1) Wash your hands.
2) Wash the celery.
3) Open the peanut butter.
4) Open the raisins. Put some raisins in a small bowl.
Put your ants on the log.
5) Use a spoon to get a little peanut butter.
6) Spread the peanut butter into the celery. This will help your raisins stick to the celery. Ask a grown-up for help.
7) Push raisins into the peanut butter.
Does it look like the raisins are ants crawling on a celery log? Good job! Eat your healthy ants on a log.
Why Ants on a Log Are Healthy for You
- Celery is a vegetable. Celery has vitamin A to help your eyes. Celery has calcium to help keep your bones and teeth strong.
- Raisins are dried grapes. That makes raisins fruit. Fruit has fiber that helps you poop.
- Peanut butter has protein. Protein builds muscles to make you strong.
Using pre-cut celery sticks from the store means no cutting is required to make this classic kids' recipe. If you want to use celery from a bunch, let your child break off 2 stalks and wash them first. Then you can trim the ends off with a knife, and cut the stalks into sizes that will be easier for small hands to work with.