Layers of the Earth Pudding Cups
Prep Time
20 mins
Chilling time
1 hr
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Earth Day, kids food
Servings: 8 servings
  • 1 x 5.1 oz box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 x 3.9 oz box instant chocolate pudding mix5 cups milk
  • Red yellow, and green food coloring
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 10 Oreos1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 8 x 5 oz. clear plastic cups
  • 8 plastic dinosaur toys
Make the Earth Layers
  1. Make vanilla pudding according to the directions on the box.
  2. Divide pudding into three small mixing bowls.
  3. Color your pudding:Add 5-10 drops red food coloring to one bowl. Mix well.
  4. Add 7 drops yellow and 3 drops red food coloring to the second bowl. Mix well.
  5. Add 4 drops yellow food coloring to the third bowl. Mix well.
  6. Make chocolate pudding in a separate bowl according to the directions on the box.
  7. Chill pudding for one hour.
  8. While pudding is chilling, prepare coconut and Oreo toppings.Put shredded coconut in a zipper bag and add five drops of green food coloring. Close bag well and shake until coconut is green.
  9. Put Oreos in a zipper bag, close bag well, and crush with a rolling pin.
Build the Earth
Make the pudding cups by adding the layers to your plastic cup as follows. Each layer should completely cover the previous layer. Adjust amounts as necessary based upon your cup size.
  1. 6 mini marshmallows
  2. 1 tablespoon yellow vanilla pudding
  3. 1 tablespoon orange vanilla pudding
  4. 1 tablespoon red vanilla pudding
  5. 1 tablespoon chocolate pudding
  6. 1 tablespoon crushed Oreos
  7. 1 tablespoon green coconut
  8. 1 plastic dinosaur