Trying out new things is something we love to do, so when the opportunity to try out Gelli Baff and Gelli Snow came along I knew we had to try it.
We decided to try Gelli Baff first, as Dominic really wanted to see what it was like.
To make up the Gelli Baff, fill the bath about 4 inches deep with warm water. Sprinkle in the powder and mix together with your hands. Leave it to sit for around 15 minutes, then add more water to get the preferred consistency.
As soon as it was ready, Dominic jumped in and started playing. He said “It feels like wobbly jelly!” Dominic loved squeezing it in his hands and filling the bowls and cups.
Lily wasn’t too keen on it and refused to touch it. She does have a little thing about messy play and hates having stuff on her hands.
When Dominic was finished we decided to scoop some of the Gelli Baff out and use it to make a dough, similar to play dough.
All I did was mix in some cornflower until it was a mouldable dough. I found this idea on Pinterest. Here is a link to the original post and instructions!
I will say that the Gelli Baff did stain my hands and Dominic’s feet pink, but it came out after a soak in the bath.
Next we tested out gelli snow. I was really looking forward to this one!
The box came with 4 different colours to choose from. They also do a white version that would resemble snow more closely.
We made up the blue sachet by mixing it with 500ml of water. It does expand and I think we needed to use a bigger bowl or transfer it to a tray to play with.
Dominic loved moulding the snow into little snowballs and, again, squeezing it in his hands.
Lily did touch this one but wasn’t keen on it either. She definitely has issues with messy play haha.
Overall, we loved both of these products and would definitely recommend them if your child loves messy play and something a bit different.
*These products were kindly sent to us for free by Zimpli Kids. This post is not sponsored and all opinions are my own (and my kids haha).