This veggie car is so fun! It will entice your kids to eat more vegetables!
First we made the axle and wheels by using carrots and olives. We attached them to each other with a half a toothpick placed in each end of the carrot then slipped on an olive.
Then we cut the cucumber in half for the body of the car. We placed the cucumber cut side down on top of the carrots.
Cut the small tomato in half and place it on top of the cucumber to represent the driver.
We then added a half of a small orange to create a balanced meal which included Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, vegetables and fruit.
This is the perfect meal to start empowering your kids to cook. The directions are simple and straight-forward. The cooking time is minimal to keep kids attention.
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- 1 Cucumber
- 2 Mini carrots
- 4 Olives
- 1 Small tomato
- 2 Toothpicks - cut in half
- Cut the cucumber in half to represent the body of a car. Set aside.
- Push a half of a toothpick inside both ends of a carrot stick. Attach an olive to the carrot stick by pushing it on the toothpick. Repeat on the other side. This represents one axel with 2 wheels. Repeat with a second carrot stick and 2 more olives.
- Place the cut cucumber on top of the carrot sticks.
- Cut a small tomato in half. Place it on top of the cucumber to represent the driver.
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