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Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas That Are Actually Family-Friendly

Mexican flag dessert cup

Mexican flag dessert cup
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows


  • Instant Jell-O, strawberry or cherry
  • Instant Jell-O, lime
  • Whip cream
  • Clear plastic cups
  • Small spoons (or large popsicle sticks if you are eating them outside)


  1. Make the red and green Jell-O ahead of time or with your children.
  2. Place two to three tablespoons of red Jell-O into the bottom of the clear plastic cup.
  3. Cover the red Jell-O with a thin layer of whip cream.
  4. Place two to three tablespoons of green Jell-O on top.
  5. Serve immediately.

Cinco de Mayo activities
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