Food History

Gummy Bears


1.  Did you know that gummy bears can grow?  Check out how with this experiment.  

2.  Make your own gummy bears!  Check out this delicious activity.  You don’t have to only make gummy bears! See what other fun shapes you can come up with.  Be sure to let an adult help with the hot parts.  

3.  Incorporate graphing, patterns and counting into snack time!  This activity will help your young scientists learn how to graph and follow patterns with a tempting treat.  You could even buy organic or all fruit snacks for a healthier twist.

Did you know the biggest Gummy Bear ever created weighed 5-pounds?  But who invented Gummy Bears? What are they made out of and why were they shaped like bears?

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