Make Strawberry Ladybugs

These strawberry ladybugs are a sweet summer treat. They’re easy to make—and fun to eat!

What You Need

  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • mini chocolate chips
  • toothpicks
  • string licorice
  • leaf of lettuce (optional)

What You Do

  • STEP 1:

    Wash a strawberry and remove the stem and leaves.

  • STEP 2:

    For the ladybug’s head, push a toothpick into the top of a strawberry, leaving about half an inch sticking out. Press a blueberry onto the toothpick.

  • STEP 3:

    For the ladybug’s spots, push the pointed ends of some mini chocolate-chips into the strawberry.

  • STEP 4:

    For the legs, push six small pieces of licorice into the strawberry, as shown.

  • STEP 5:

    Now, make a few more ladybugs and arrange them on a plate or a leaf of lettuce.