This time for our Frugal Family Fun activity, the kids and I made some fun jello cubes that I saw on Women Living Well last week. It seemed like an easy job for my littles ones, and something that would be fun for them to eat.
It seems, however, that our streak of bad luck has followed us, because we had a little mishap that almost ruined the fun.
This time, it was my little boy who was grumpy and didn’t want to participate. His sister was more than happy to do all the pouring herself.
I heated the water in the microwave to boiling, then poured the water in a slow stream into the pan while my daughter stood by with the whisk, ready to stir.
Somehow a little bit of water splashed up off the dish and onto her arm, burning her a bit. We immediately got some ice and put it on the arm. It must not have been too bad, thankfully, because after a few seconds, she wanted to stir again.
After the gelatin was totally dissolved, we put the pan in the refrigerator overnight to set up. This afternoon we cut the jello into cubes and had some with our lunch.
It was a hit! They were so proud of what they had made that they even had to make sure Daddy tasted it when he came home from work 🙂
What kind of family fun are you having this week?
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