We checked out this book from the library:
These lovely Dutch authors have several similarly-food-themed books, all of which we've loved. Inspired by their creations, the kids wanted to make some mushroom men. Here's what we came up with:
And the red pepper car:
And what do you do with all these mushroom men when you've finished with them? You fry them up and eat them, of course!
(Don't worry, those were food-coloring markers we used)