Spring is the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen with your little ones. This recipe is fun, easy, and perfect for preschool-aged children to help with. Here is a recipe for delicious Springtime Butterfly Snacks that parents can make with their children:


  • Apple slices
  • Peanut butter
  • Pretzels
  • Raisins
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Food coloring (optional)


  1. Start by cutting an apple into slices that are about 1/4 inch thick. These will be the butterfly’s wings.
  2. Spread peanut butter onto the apple slices, making sure to cover the entire surface.
  3. Take two pretzels and place them in the middle of the peanut butter to make the butterfly’s body.
  4. Add raisins for the eyes and a mini marshmallow for the nose.
  5. If desired, mix a few drops of food coloring into a small amount of peanut butter to create different colors. Use a toothpick to draw on the butterfly’s wings or add dots for decoration.
  6. Serve and enjoy your delicious and adorable Springtime Butterfly Snacks with your little ones!

This recipe is not only a fun activity to do with your children but it also encourages healthy eating habits by incorporating fresh fruits and protein-rich peanut butter. Plus, the cute butterfly design is sure to make snack time more exciting!


Here at Imagine, our curriculum includes the culinary arts starting at age three! Contact us to learn more!