Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

Fruit Creatures

  • bananas
  • peanut butter
  • pretzel sticks
  • raisins
  • orange juice

Edible Caterpillars

  1. Dip the bananas in orange juice to keep them from turning brown.
  2. Stick pretzels in the sides to make feet and in the top to make antennae
  3. Spread peanut butter on the back, and stick raisins in to make the interesting patterns found on most caterpillars.
  • muffin pans (enough for one cup per student)
  • raisins
  • flavored gelatin dessert powder

Gelatin Lady Bugs

  1. Have students line the bottom of the muffin pans with raisins.
  2. Mix gelatin powder with water according to instructions on package.
  3. Pour gelatin mixture into muffin pan sections, and chill until firm.
  4. Place the muffin pans in warm water for a few minutes before trying to pop the lady bugs out.
  5. Eat and enjoy.

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom is a program of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education

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