Creepy Jell-O petri dishes
Who said you couldn't eat your science experiments? These creepy, crawly petri dishes are made from Jell-O and your favorite gummy candies and sprinkles. This is one batch of bacteria you'll want to eat!
This isn't just a fun edible activity for a rainy day; it's a great in-school science project too! Simply use different flavors of Jell-O to create new and tasty varieties of amoeba and bacteria!
Jell-O petri dishes
Yields about 4 dishes
- 3 packs multicolored Jell-O
- 3 cups boiling water
- 3 cups cold water
- Gummy candies
- Bring the water to a boil in a large pot. Separate the different colors into 3 bowls. Pour the hot water over each color and let sit for about 2 minutes. Add cold water (1 cup to each flavor) and stir with a whisk to combine.
- Pour the colored Jell-O mixes into shallow petri dishes. Add mini gummy worms and bears to each and place in the fridge to cool for at least an hour or until set.