Recipe for Play for Fall
We love jello play, so I decided to put together a seasonal sensory bin full of jello. I wanted to really capture the essence of fall.
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I used knox gelatin and added apple juice to one batch. I added orange food coloring and cinnamon to the other. Once set I cut both batches into tiny pieces and mixed them in a sensory bin.
All four of my boys ages 5, 3, and 15 months loved it. Tank (15 months) was especially enthralled with the Jello, and he ate much less than I expected.
After playing I stored the jello in an airtight container, so we could play with it again for several days.
Other ways we've played with Jello:
If you are a bit unsure about playing with food I understand the hesitation. Here is a post I wrote about the benefits of letting children play with food and how to minimize waste, Child's Play 101 - Fun with Food.
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