Shark Week Treats: Nautical-Themed Jello Cups

Shark Week Treats Nautical-Themed Jello Cups

Celebrate Shark Week with these cute nautical-themed jello cups inspired by Pinterest! Simple to make, the kids will just love to eat them up!

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6 oz. box Jello (Berry Blue flavor)
2 cups boiling water
2 cups cold water
Gummy sharks
Candied fruit in assorted colors
Vanilla creme wafer cookies
Colored toothpicks


1. In a mixing bowl, add 2 cups boiling water to the box of jello. Stir until completely dissolved.
2. Stir in 2 cups of cold water to the jello mixture. Place into glass containers.
3. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
4. Insert a toothpick thru a candied fruit to resemble a boat.
5. Cut a triangle piece from a vanilla creme wafer cookie and insert on top of the toothpick to resemble a sail.
6. Insert “ship” into the chilled and firm jello.
7. Place gummy sharks around the ship.
8. Enjoy!

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These jello cups fun to create together as a family, and enjoy your favorite shark week shows or movies. Maybe grab and older flick, like ‘JAWS’, and whip up these nautical treats for a fun evening in.

  1. Amanda says

    My boys are obsessed with sharks and ocean creatures so I would love to surprise them with this treat. Pinning!

  2. Chelley @ AisForAdelaide says

    My sister will love this! Her boys love shark week ideas- so cute!

  3. Kiersten says

    This is just too cute. I don’t have kids, but I think I would have fun making this for just me and my friends!

  4. Cindy (Vegetarian Mamma) says

    These are super cute and perfect for summer. WE are having a BBQ soon with the neighbors and I am going to try to make these!

  5. Franc Ramon says

    This looks so cute. I’m sure kids and even adults would love seeing this.

  6. becka says

    These are TOO cute! I love the little cups and the added gummy sharks!

  7. Ron Leyba says

    Ohh, they are so cute! for sure the kids will think twice if they will eat haha. They might just keep it.

  8. Elizabeth O. says

    These are too cute! I can’t wait to make this for my girls.

  9. Donna Ward says

    awww…this is just so cute! I wish I would have been this creative for my little guy – I love it! And I’ll remember this for a time when I need to make a little face smile 🙂

  10. dogvills says

    Really awesome idea for the kids. For sure they will love it. Thanks for giving me something to work on for my little ones 🙂

  11. April G says

    My girlfriend loves Shark Week and I could totally make these and surprise her. Thanks.

  12. Kendra says

    My son loves sharks and I think this would be a great treat for him!

  13. Tiffany says

    Love These!! I don’t even watch Shark Week but I would totally have a sea themed party just to be able to serve these up. Too Cute!

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