Fun Elephant Toast

Elephant Toast

I was cutting some bread that had a little indent and it just looked like the back of an elephant. From that this cute, fun food elephant emerged!

Healthy fun breakfast elephant

Recipe

– Bread/toast

– Large mushrooms

– Spinach

Method

1. Cut a body shape from the toast.

Elephant Toast - 1 toast (1 of 1)

2. Slice a section out to make the legs.

Elephant Toast - 2 legs (1 of 1)

3. Add a head.

Elephant Toast - 3 head (1 of 1)

4. And some flappy ears.

Elephant Toast - 4 ears (1 of 1)

5. Give her a long trunk.

Elephant Toast - 5 trunk (1 of 1)

6. And a little crust tail.

Elephant Toast - 6 tail (1 of 1)

7. Some large mushrooms make great ears.

Elephant Toast - 7 mushrooms (1 of 1)

8. Then some spinach for the ground cover.

Elephant Toast - 8 spinach (1 of 1)

9. And she’s ready to eat.

Fun food art elephant

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Jacket Potato Elephant

Jacket Potato Elephant

Well we’re still battling through winter so lots of lovely warming dinners are on the menu.

My boys would never say no to a jacket potato and they just seem to lend themselves to fun food. So, here’s my jacket potato elephant.

Food art Elephant for kids

Recipe

– Jacket Potato

– Roasted Parsnip (or sweet potato)

– Roasted sweet potato/kumara (or pumpkin)

– Green beans

Method

1. Slice the potato in half lengthways.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 1 potato (1 of 1)

2. Cut out a semi-circle to fit the ear into.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 2 cut out (1 of 1)

3. Add the roasted sweet potato/kumara.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 3 ear (1 of 1)

4. Use some of the left-over potato to make the face.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 4 face (1 of 1)

5. Put on some parsnip legs.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 5 legs (1 of 1)

6. Give him a little tail.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 6 tail (1 of 1)

7. Use another piece of parsnip for the trunk.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 7 trunk (1 of 1)

8. And some of the inside of the parsnip for the tusk, eye and toes.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 10 eye (1 of 1)

9. Add some green bean grass.

Jacket Potato Elephant - 11 grass (1 of 1)

10. Finished!!

Jacket Potato Elephant Fun food

 

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Fun, healthy, creative food for kids big and small