Jelly Play is another classic early years messy play activity. As with all messy play experiences it engages all your child's senses. Talk to your child about the colour, how it feels, how it smells this will help their speech and language skills as well as their critical thinking.
The jelly should be made by an adult as it's very hot but you can safely show your child how to make it. Watching the ingredients change and transform is a great science experiment.
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You can add extra interest to this activity by putting in toys before it sets, adding other ingredients such as cooked spaghetti for super slippery fun! You could also add glitter, add less water when mixing it to change the texture of the jelly. Let your imagination run wild!