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    4 Easy-To-Make Fruit Animals Your Kids Will Love

    Adorable, yet totally doable!

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    Every parent knows that getting your kids to eat fresh fruit can be difficult. But what if it didn't have to be?

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    With these five adorable fruit animals, you'll have no problem getting your kids to eat them! Here's how to do it...

    1. Turn a banana into a playful dolphin.

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    Here's what you'll need: 1/2 cup assorted fruit, 1 halved banana with fins and mouth cut, 1 green grape, 2 raisins, and 1/4 teaspoon peanut butter.

    Here's how to do it:

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    To build: Fill a glass with assorted fruit. Place cut banana in glass and place the green grape in it's mouth. Using the peanut butter as glue, place a raisin on either side of the banana as eyes.

    2. Transform sliced strawberries and banana into a lizard.

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    Here's what you'll need: 3 sliced strawberries as well as 2 kept whole (tops removed), 1 sliced banana, 1 green grape sliced into rounds, 2 raisins, and 4 pretzel sticks.

    Here's how to do it:

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    To build: Alternate slices of banana and strawberry to create the body and finish with the unsliced strawberries on either end. Place two slices of grape as the eyes and fill with raisins. Finish with two pretzel sticks coming out from either side as legs.

    3. Turn a pineapple slice into a smiling lion.

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    Here's what you'll need: 1 pineapple slice, 1 triangular piece of green apple as well as 4 thin slices, about 20 mandarin orange segments, 4 slices of banana, 2 blueberries, and 1 slice of strawberry cut into a smile.

    Here's how to do it:

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    To build: Place pineapple slice on plate. Top with two slices of banana and fill each with a blueberry. Place the triangular piece of apple in the center and use the thin slices as whiskers. Place the cut strawberry as the smile and line the perimeter of the pineapple with the orange segments.

    4. Create a cute owl with an apple.

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    Here's what you'll need:1 green apple cut into thin slices as well as two whole sides and two triangular pieces, 2 slices of green grape as well as 1 cut in half, 1 pretzel stick, 2 raisins, and1 slice of almond.

    Here's how to do it:

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    To build: Place the body and head pieces of apple on plate. Add triangular pieces of apple above the head and the halved grape below the body. Place the pretzel stick below the halved grape. Place apple slices on either side of the body as wings. Add two slices of grape as eyes, fill with raisins, and finish with the sliced almond as the nose.

    Hows that for a snackable zoo?

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