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Swimming Bears Summer Drink for Kids final

Swimming Bears Summer Drink for Kids

With this clear soda topped with flavored gummies and a blue sanding sugar rim you can pretend it's summer all year long.
Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Servings 1 drink


  • 4 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 2 3 oz boxes of flavored gelatin any flavor
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package drink mix any flavor
  • blue sanding sugar
  • umbrella straw optional
  • clear soda
  • gummy bear molds or store bought gummy bears; skip to step 3


  1. Mix together both gelatins and drink mix. Place water in small pot and bring to a boil. Pour dry mixture into pot. Stir until dissolved.
  2. Using an eye dropper, fill gummy bear molds with mixture. Refrigerate until firm, about 1-2 hours.
  3. Dip the rim of a tall glass in water then in the sanding sugar. Repeatedly twirl in sanding sugar if necessary. Fill glass all the way to the top with ice and slowly pour in soda. Add gummy bears and a fun straw. Pretend it's summer all year!