Tried & True: Ants on a Log

It’s simple and yummy … a child snack classic.  Ants on a Log.  This what Henry and I prepared for his lunch before his first day of (afternoon) kindergarten. (Honor wanted nothing to do with it … still being very much in her “[PB]jelly “sammich” phase).  Regardless it’s a totally fun to reinforce letter recognition AND a relatively healthy eating!

An, we had a *little* extra fun, spelling his name out!



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Laura Hutchison

Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.
  1. Kim

    Hello! Popping in from Mom Loop Follow! Ants on a log are a great snack, my kids still love them from time to time. Anytime kids can interact with their food, they’ll be happier to actually eat it!!

  2. This is so cute! I wish I could get JDaniel to eat peanut butter. He wants nothing to do with it.

  3. This is adorable. And I have to say, I love your kids’ names!

    Glad to have found your blog today from the Mom Loop. :)

  4. I LOVE the idea of name spelling with ants on a log! I just pinned your post to my Kids’ Food Fun board on Pinterest: I’m your newest follower!

  5. Thanks, Deb! Lots more fun to come!

  6. Thanks, Erin! Honestly! ;0)

  7. JDaniel’s mom … Does he like cream cheese? Or spreadable cheese (like cheese-whiz)? Those work great for Ants on a Log too!


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