Jelly Play


~ Jelly crystals

~ Fork

~ Bowl or tray

~ Spoons


1. Make up the jelly according to the instructions on the packet.

2. Allow the jelly to cool and set.

3. Using the fork, mash up the jelly slightly.

4. Pour the jelly on to the tray or bowl.

5. Let your child touch the jelly with their fingers and with the spoons.

6. Encourage your child to explore the jelly using all their senses.

7. Let them taste it, feel it, smell it and make marks in the jelly.

8. Talk about the colour, what it feels like, tastes like etc.