Make cupcakes using a box cake mix. Give each child a cupcake to decorate. Ice each cupcake with canned white frosting. Give each child strips of red fruit leather (also called fruit strips) and 6 to 9 blueberries. Have children arrange their blueberries in rows of three on an upper left hand corner of a cupcake. Children can then place strips of red fruit leather across each cupcake horizontally, next to and under the blueberries for a flag design. Enjoy!
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