Ants on a Log

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Ants on a Log – an activity for children of all ages. This recipe is classic – not only is it fun and simple to make, it’s also healthy. Celery is full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber that are essential in maintaining a well-tuned body. This activity will not only help children learn about the benefits of celery, it will also teach them how to make healthy food choices.

  • Supplies:
    • celery
    • peanut butter (if allergic to peanut butter, you can also use cream cheese)
    • raisins or Craisens (for fire ants)
  • Wash the celery and cut into 3-5 inch segments.
  • Carefully spread the peanut butter in the empty middle space of the stalk.
  • Next, add the “ants” or raisins.
  • Take advantage to talk about the health benefits of celery and making healthy food choices with the children.
  • Enjoy a healthy treat!