Kix Cereal

Food Art: Sailboat in a Kix Sea

These yummy sailboats floating in a sea of Kix cereal are sure to please your little ones this summer.  This delicious snack is loaded full of fresh summer fruits and your kids’ favorite Kix cereal.  Get your kids involved in the kitchen and ask them to help you make this!  It’s easy to make and kids will feel proud of their accomplishment!

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What You’ll Need

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3 segments of naval orange

1 slice of watermelon

1 slice of cantaloupe

1 slice of honeydew melon

1 cup of Kix cereal


3 toothpicks (make sure to supervise little ones making and eating the snack)

A kitchen knife (please supervise children if allowing them to slice)


How To Make It

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1. Fill the bottom of a plate with Kix cereal to make a sea.

2. Place your 3 orange segments on top of the Kix cereal sea.

3. Stick a toothpick into each orange segment.

4. Slice your 3 varieties of melon into triangles.  Stick these triangles on top of the toothpicks to make sails.

Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time.  Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.