28 Nov

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

When Glad® asked me to be their December blogger for Mom Made and come up with a winter recipe utilizing their versatile containers, I thought it would be fun to create some cool Arctic Shark Glaciers! This a quick, fun project to make for a kids party or play date – and easy enough for the little ones to help.

All you need are gummy sharks and 2 different sizes of Glad containers to make creative “glaciers” with sharks suspended inside! These are great for dressing up a big bowl of Blue Raspberry Punch (recipe below) or your favorite blue sports drink or koolaid. The largest glaciers will stay as a mass for well over an hour, but the little ones melt faster, so make sure to drop them into the punch bowl close to serving time. You can also pre-fill punch glasses with a single shark for extra cute presentation. I know… I just said “cute” and “shark” in the same sentence. ;)

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

ARCTIC SHARK GLACIERS

MATERIALS

– Small Glad® containers (I used the Mini Round and To Go Lunch sizes)
– Water or blue drink of choice
Gummy Sharks
– Access to a freezer

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

1. For the small Mini Rounds, place one gummy shark in each container, then fill them nearly to the top with water or your favorite blue drink. Let little pieces of the shark peek over the edge.  For the larger container(s) use several gummy sharks.

2. Place containers in freezer.

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

3. Once frozen solid, pop the glaciers out of the containers and float them in a big bowls of sparkling blue punch. You can run a little warm water over the outside of the container if necessary to help loosen the “glacier”.

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BLUE RASPBERRY PUNCH

Recipe makes 24 servings

INGREDIENTS

– 1 package blue, berry flavored unsweetened drink mix, like Kool-aid (0.13 ounce)
– 1 bottle lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage (2 liter)
– 1 bottle white cranberry juice (64 fluid ounce)
– 1 cup white sugar or to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

In a large punch bowl, stir together the drink mix, lemon-lime soda and white cranberry juice. Taste, and stir in sugar to your liking. Add Artic Shark Glaciers to keep the punch cold!

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

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See more of my “Glad Ideas For Moms By Moms” goodies (including Mini “Stained Glass Jello Igloos” to serve with Eskimo cookies!) on the Glad Website and Facebook Page!

Arctic Shark Glacier Punch {Kids Drink Recipe}

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11Comments

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Heather SAYS:

I am making these for my son’s pirate birthday party tomorrow! I can’t wait to see how they turn out. Thanks so much for the fun idea!

Reply June 28, 2013 at 9:29 am

alyssa SAYS:

How fun! Can’t wait to see pictures ;)

June 28, 2013 at 9:53 am

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Smella SAYS:

but how did you make them round?? :O so cute!

Reply July 24, 2013 at 5:11 am

jenn s. SAYS:

Hi Smella –
The round shape comes from using circular Glad containers as the “ice trays” :)

July 29, 2013 at 6:05 am

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Dustin Brown SAYS:

cool

Reply January 15, 2014 at 1:03 pm

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Dustin Brown SAYS:

i did it on my b day party i works

Reply January 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm

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Tiffany SAYS:

Did you use Gatorade for the ice, then make the punch

Reply October 22, 2014 at 8:22 pm

jenn s. SAYS:

Yep! You could also make extra punch ahead of time and use it to make the ice though. :)

October 22, 2014 at 9:49 pm

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