A fun fact: Did you know that the late U.S. President Ronald Reagan's favorite candy while in the White House was jelly beans? No wonder. Jelly beans are not just for Easter, they are fun, delicious and there are so many creative things to do with them all year long.
To set your family's imagination wild, here are just a few ideas to get you and your children thinking about this old-fashioned candy in a whole new way, using Gimbal's 41 Flavors of Jelly Beans.
Jelly Bean Rainbow
This is an entertaining and educational way for kids to help develop fine motor skills by counting, sorting and creating a picture that is completely edible. Start by setting out clean, clear plastic cups and ask your child to group jelly beans by like colors.
|Jelly Beans for Kids are Fun to Count & Sort|
Jelly Bean French Toast
Make your favorite French Toast recipe or if you'd like just heat up your fave brand of frozen ready made french toast. Then, simply arrange the cooked french toast on a plate, add whipped cream, colored sprinkles and some jelly beans for a colorful kid-friendly breakfast that's fun for Easter, spring and any other time of year!
About Gimbal's Fine Candies
Gimbal's Fine Candies was founded in 1898 in downtown San Francisco. Four generations later, everyone at Gimbal's is still dedicated to creating delicious confections. From old-time favorites to innovative new candies, Gimbal's products are made in the USA. For addition information call 800-344-6225, visit the brand's site or follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
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