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Food Art: The American Flag

Independence Day is right around the corner and this American flag snack is a perfect way to help your kids celebrate this holiday.  With just 2 ingredients, you won’t believe how easy it is to make –  your kids will even love helping you make it!

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What You’ll Need

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1 large slice of fresh watermelon

9 fresh blueberries


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


How To Make It

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1. Slice the rinds off of your piece of watermelon to give you 1 perfect square.

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2. Slice your square piece of watermelon into thin strips.  You’ll want 3 longer strips and 3 shorter strips.  Place these strips of watermelon on a plate.

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3. Grab 9 fresh blueberries and place them beside the 3 shorter strips of watermelon to make your flag.

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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.