Making Edible Faces

Welcome to the world of edible art!

Happy face made of vegetables and breadChildren need to be exposed to a variety of foods.  One fun way to introduce a new kind of food is to present it in a new format: as art!  Edible art gives the children the opportunity to create a unique masterpiece by utilizing fruits, lentils, vegetables and cheese.

In Ms Cilia’s class (KG1.4) the children were encouraged to make edible funny faces.  The children participated in the activity with great enthusiasm, and at the end of the activity they were delighted to eat their work of art.

Ingredients used:

  • White or brown bread
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Carrots
  • Olives
  • Carrots
  • Olives
  • Tomatoes
  • Blackcurrants
  • Tomatoes
  • Olives
The ingredients are all on the table.  The children have put on their aprons and they are ready to start the activity.

The ingredients are all on the table and the children have put on their aprons.  Now they are ready to start the activity.

The children are using the  ingredients make their faces.

The children are using their imagination to make a face complete with eyes, nose, ears and hair.

The children are happy with their finished product.

The children are happy with their finished product.

Some of the finished faces. Bon appétit!

Some of the finished faces. Bon appétit!