Out of kids' meal ideas? Entertain them with these 7+ tasty and creative hot dog recipes that look nothing like your traditional, bun-clad classic!

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Crafty Moods - Free craft and lifestyle projects resource for all ages: Fun Foods for Kids: Octo-Dog!

Octodog and shells!  Yum

Fried crab and pork stuffed shells (poo cha)

Another pinner said: Made these for lunch today, the kids were totally into it! I SAY: I'm 24 an totally into this! New way of eating my Mac and cheese with hotdogs!

OMG what are these adorable creatures?! Weenie Octopuses are the new pigs in a blanket.

Mini Pancake And Sausage Octopus Creatures

OMG what are these adorable creatures? Hot dog Octopuses are the new pigs in a blanket.

"Octopus and Seaweed" (hot dog on top of ramen noodles)

Octopus and Seaweed

For lunch on a rainy day? Hot Dog Octopus and Seaweed. Used to make Hot dog octopuses for my kids and their friends a lot, but never thought of putting them on green noodles!

My father did this for us when we were little and I do it for my own little ones now. Love it!

The boiling the dog is very important to get it to plump out, I& seen it fried too works same just more mess. Feeding Kids with Octopus and Crab Hotdogs

Octopus Hot Dogs Our eight-legged friend here is easy to make and the kids really get a kick out of them! Use a bit of ketchup or mustard to...

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Behold - the rare & mystical hotdogtopus. Fact: you will never see kids devour food more joyfully than when it is made into face or animal form. I dare you to experiment.

cute for kids! Octopus Hotdog of July Cake Prosciutto Asparagus Spirals pretty idea.

so cute! I placed them on top of noodles (dyed blue for the ocean) and had mandarin oranges as little fishies!

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Make kids' lunch fun with a hot dog "octopus." It would be fun to combine with reading a book about the ocean-- the kids could help make the book come to life! And if they helped make lunch, it wouldn't be such a challenge to get them to eat!