Chicken or the Egg?!

Fun snack or breakfast idea for your toddler. This recipe is an activity that your toddler can help with!

Cute chicken egg meal||

Fun snack or breakfast for your toddler

This recipe is a fun snack or breakfast + craft combination activity that your toddler can help with! Try creating the pieces first and then help your little one to assemble! If you like, have a philosophical discussion about which came first - the chicken or the egg? Afterwards, practice using the doddl children's knife and fork to cut the egg into bite-sized pieces for eating!


Hardboiled eggs

2 x baby carrots thinly sliced into rounds

1 x cup mixed greens, spinach, or other leaf lettuce (we used kale)

1 tsp olive oil

Chia seeds/coarsely ground pepper for the eyes.

How to make 'chicken or the egg?!'

Peel egg and slice with a paring knife from the top to the middle to insert the crowns.

Make a small slice on front for the beak.

Using the paring knife, cut the carrot rounds into pointed crowns. We used one of the cut-off slivers as a beak.

Use 2 pieces of coarsely ground pepper for eyes.

Mix greens with a teaspoon of olive oil plus salt and pepper to taste and make a “nest” in the middle of the plate.

Arrange the egg in the middle of the nest!


Once you've made this fun dish, why not check out our other children's recipes?

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