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

Amber Gray
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course 5 ingredients or less
Servings 2
Calories 100 kcal


  • 3 black seedless grapes
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 18 to othpicks
  • 2 clementines
  • 1 slice green bell pepper cut in half


  • 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.
  • For the pumpkins, peel clementines and insert pepper for the stem.


Calories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 1gSodium: 3mgFiber: 2gSugar: 20g
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