This activity is for those devoted to reading or better known as the book worms. With some gelatin and straws you can make your own gummy worms! We included a book template for serving. They are a great snack to eat while you snuggle with your favorite book.
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Gummy Book Worms Supplies
*Optional-Whipping cream makes them opaque. If using only one color it will separate during the cooling process and create a clear half and opaque half. Food Coloring will give you two distinct colored worms.
Gummy Book Worms Directions
2. Prepare the straws by putting them upright in the jar. Pour half of the Jell-o mixture over the straws.
Alternative Step 2 Here is where I went rouge and tried something different than the other online recipes. Here is why… For the straws to fill, you rely on the volume of the jar to keep the mixture inside the straws. This can leave a lot of waste.
So I grabbed my plastic bag sealer and sealed the end of the straws. I still put them in jar and poured the liquid on top. It worked beautifully. Of course I discovered this AFTER I used most of the mixture.
Gummy Worm Books
Gummy Worm Book Supplies
Gummy Worm Book Directions
Gummy Worm Books Templates
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