Cup of Fish


  • 20 to 30 minutes


  • Clear cups or glasses
  • Blue gelatin dessert mix
  • Chewable gummy fish candies


  1. Gross snacks and mock bravado are a hit with school age children. Prepare the gelatin as directed on the package and put it in the refrigerator until partially set, about 1 hour.
  2. Place a few gummy fish in each cup and spoon in the gelatin.
  3. Return the mix to the refrigerator until it is fully set and ready to eat.


  • For a variation, freeze into popsicle molds or ice cubes.


Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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