The Murphy Family's Apple Snack Caterpillar

Here's the perfect snack to enjoy while reading Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Yields one caterpillar per person
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  • Recipe Submitted By The Murphy Family


  • mini red wax-wrapped cheese wheels
  • Granny Smith apples
  • fruit leather


  • cutting board and knife


  1. Slice a Granny Smith apple and arrange it on a plate so it looks like a caterpillar's body.
  2. Place a red cheese head at one end.
  3. Add fruit leather legs and antennae.
  4. Use an extra slice of cheese to make the eyes and cut out wee pieces of apple skin for the pupils and nose.

Enjoy your fun and healthy snack while reading Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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