Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids

“Don’t play with your food” my grandma used to tell me ….and yet….

Some time ago we had fun with colored pasta, but this time we took playing with food to a different level…a 3D one. So we started building with toothpicks.

Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids
Fruits with harder consistency like apples, pears ( if not too soft) are perfect. Grapes are also ok, but depending on the construction, they might not be strong enough to hold the weight.
Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids
We experienced with different fruit shapes and designs….
Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids
Elena ( 3 years  at the time) was our “quality control”. Testing the endurance ……

Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids
…. and testing the quality .

Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids
All I can say is that building with toothpicks kept them busy for a long time!

Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids

We practiced our fine motoric, built imaginary structures and had lots of fun!
Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids

The best part of this is that once you’re done building, all the creations are eatable. Yummy, healthy and fun! What more can one desire?
Building With Toothpicks- Healthy and Fun Construction For Kids

We’ll definetly do this again!

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