Use marshmallows for these 30+ fun activities! Great summer ideas for kids!


By a virtual show of hands, who here *loves* marshmallows?!? If you could see through the screen, you would NOT see my hand raised. Nope. Not here. I am an absolute sugar fiend, but I just don’t like marshmallows…well…I don’t like eating them, at least. We happened to have a bag of them in the house and I finally decided to use them for good- educational and fun 😉 Turns out there’s a lot of ways to use marshmallows for crafts and activities! Here’s 30+ of the most clever ways to use ‘mallows for activities:

Building/Engineering Activities

Marshmallow and Toothpick Geometry Cards

Heart Marshmallow Toothpick Towers

Engineering with Food

Invitation to build a Tower

Marshmallow Building Challenge for Preschoolers

Sensory Fun

Marshmallow Sensory Bin

Marshmallow Sensory Dough

Marshmallow Magic Mud

Baby Bumblebee Marshmallows (to go with the song)

Marshmallow Ghost Hands

Marshmallow Science

Marshmallow Constellations

Marshmallow Science Experiment

Marshmallow Catapult

More Marshmallow Science!

Marshmallow Snowflakes

Launching Mini Marshmallows

Marshmallow Shooters

Microwave Marshmallow Science Experiment

Marshmallow Art

Spring Bug Marshmallow Art

Marshmallow Paint

Marshmallow Ghost Art

Marshmallow Campfire Art

Dot Painting with Marshmallows

Marshmallow Math

Marshmallow Hearts Math

Hot Chocolate Marshmallow Math

Marshmallow Addition Math

Hot Chocolate Counting Mats

Race to Lose a Tooth Marshmallow Game

Marshmallow Crafts

Marshmallow Igloos

Marshmallow Names

Paper Bag Hippo

Marshmallow Letter Recognition

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Use marshmallows for these 30+ fun activities! Great summer ideas for kids!

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