The Very Busy Spider Snack

Fall is a busy time for families and spiders alike! This adorable and healthy snack is a great way to recharge after school. Spend some fun together in the kitchen while keeping up with the adventures of our favorite little arachnid in Eric Carle’s The Very Busy Spider.

The Very Busy Spider Snack
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 1g
Recipe type: After School Snacks
Prep time: 
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  • 3 black grapes
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 18 toothpicks
  • 2 clementines
  • 1 sheet of green pepper
  1. To assemble your spiders, skewer raisins on toothpicks and insert into grapes for legs. For your spiders' heads, cut a grape in half and attach to spiders' bodies.
  2. For the pumpkins, peel clementines and insert piece of green pepper for the stem.


Take the Pledge!

Take the Power Your Lunchbox Pledge to eat a healthier lunch and our partners will make a collective $1 donation to Feeding America! Plus, enter to win a new Eric Carle book for our Book-a-Day Giveaway.


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