Make a Fruit Sea Turtle

sea turtle fruit snack

You’ll dive into snack time when this fruity sea turtle is on the menu!

What You Need

  • one pineapple rind
  • four peeled orange segments
  • one grape
  • toothpick
  • For the eyes: dried black-eyed peas, raisins, or chocolate chips

What You Do

  1. Make the turtle’s shell.
    For this sea turtle’s shell, cut a slice from the rind of a pineapple and place it on a plate.
  2. Create the flippers.
    Arrange four peeled orange-segment flippers under the “shell.”
  3. Add the head.
    For the head, attach a grape to the pineapple with a toothpick. Press two eyes into the grape.

    Sea snacks
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    “Sea Snacks” originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.
    Click here to see more “Sea Snack” recipes. 

    Recipe by Michele Reyzer; photos by Mark Godfrey