Fun Pear Hippo

Pear Hippo

Pears are just so “animal” shaped. They make excellent mice, bears, hedgehogs and now it appears hippos too.

Here’s my version of a fun food Pear Hippo.        Fun food art Pear Hippo


– Brown pear

– Green pear

– Raisin (or blueberry)


1. Slice the pear in half and use the fat bit for the body.

Pear Hippo - 1 body (1 of 1)

2. Cut a head from the other half and balance on the body.

Pear Hippo - 2 head (1 of 1)

3. Add a little tail and some legs.

Pear Hippo - 3 feet & tail (1 of 1)

4. I cut him a wide mouth (which you can just see down the bottom).

Pear Hippo - 4 mouth (1 of 1)

5. Use pear flesh to create eyes and nostrils.

Pear Hippo - 5 eyes & nostrils (1 of 1)

6. Then place the raisin pupils.

Pear Hippo - 6 pupils (1 of 1)

7. The green pear gives him some sludge to wallow in.

Pear Hippo - 7 pear (1 of 1)

8. Add some green trees and we’re all set.

Sugar Free Snacks Pear Hippo

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