Easter Marshmallows

I really wanted to dye eggs with Nolan for Easter, but since Nolan is still pretty little, I could imagine how successful that would be. Food dye? Paint? Oh lordy. At coffee group yesterday, a lady suggested a fun alternative: making Easter Marshmallows!

What you need:

  1. Marshmallows. (pretty obvious)
  2. Colourful packs of jello.
  3. Ziplock bags.
  4. Water.

Pretty easy list if you ask me, a lot less costly than dying eggs – that’s for sure!

Steps:

  1. Put the different coloured jello powder in different ziplock bags. We used red, green, and blue. 
  2. Wet the marshmallows.
  3. Put the marshmallows in the ziplock bags and shake – much like “shake n bake” chicken!
  4. Repeat for as many marshmallows as you want!

They turned out pretty well! The only “mess” would be my slightly dyed finger tips, but that’s alright. A small price to pay for a little fun activity! 

Nolan didn’t cooperate quite like we wanted him to this year, he kept trying to open the ziplock bags when I gave them to him to shake, but he did have fun eating them so there’s that! I’m sure next year he’ll be more cooperative.

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About J.C. Hannigan

25. Mother. Wife. Lover of words. Weaver of stories. My first book, Collide, is available in e-book for Amazon Kindle and Kobo.
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4 Responses to Easter Marshmallows

  1. Natasha says:

    that's a really neat idea!

  2. Great Idea will have to do this with my one year old

  3. Neat idea! Definitely be easier than painting eggs at their age!

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