Kitchen Crafts


Remember to ask an adult for help when you make a Kitchen Crafts recipe!

Keep cool with these refreshing twists on a popular Asian food.

Banana Sushi

1 banana, 1 piece of fruit leather, sprinkles

  1. 1.

    Peel the banana.

  2. 2.

    Unwrap the fruit leather and wrap it around the banana.

  3. 3.

    Have an adult cut the wrapped banana into 1-inch (2.5-cm) slices.

  4. 4.

    Add a few sprinkles to the middle of each “sushi” slice.

Melon Sushi

1 cantaloupe, 1 cucumber, toothpicks

  1. 1.

    Have an adult cut the cantaloupe into 12 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes.

  2. 2.

    Use a vegetable peeler to peel the cucumber. Then use the peeler to slice 12 strips of cucumber.

  3. 3.

    Wrap a strip of cucumber around each cube of cantaloupe. Stick a toothpick through the cantaloupe to hold the cucumber on.

Dipping Sauce

1 carton yogurt, any fruit flavor

1 teaspoon honey

  • Mix the yogurt and honey together in a small bowl, and use it as a dip for your fruit sushi.

Sushi is a type of Japanese food.

It is usually made with rice, raw fish, and seaweed!

Illustration by Mark Robison