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How to Make a Caterpillar Bento Lunch Box

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Get the full effect of this many-footed creature using two bento containers.

    Antichoking warning: Remember to remove toothpicks and cut up blueberries, grapes, carrots and other food for children under 4. See our Antichoking guide for more information.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    You can dot the caterpillar with mini cheese circles, and stick edamame on uncooked pasta for caterpillar antennae.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Crisp celery slices make the perfect caterpillar feet.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    You can make the caterpillar segments with anything that can fit into a mini round size: meatballs, mashed potatoes, mini quiches, mac and cheese and cut up fruit or veggies with dip are a few options.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Tuck in ham flowers (here's a step-by-step photo guide on how to make them) and serve with colorful berries, or any fruit.

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