Sparkling Dum Dums Drinks for Kids

Let the whole family raise a toast to the New Year with these fun and deliciously fizzy drinks for kids made with your favorite flavors of Dum Dums. This New Year's recipe rates a solid ten on the easy scale, so kids can help make them!

Sparkling Dum Dums Drinks for KidsSparkling Dum Dums Drinks for Kids


  • Clear or Light-Colored Soda Pop
  • Ice Cube Tray
  • Clothespins
  • Optional: Little Drink Umbrellas

How to make it

  1. Unwrap the Dum Dums. Any of the Dum Dums flavors will work with this recipe!
  2. Clothespin the Dum Dums. Place clothespins on the sticks of unwrapped Dum Dums and put one into each hole of the ice cube tray. The clothespins will hold up the Dum Dums while your ice cubes freeze.
  3. Pour in Soda Pop. We used Cream Soda, because we thought it would taste the best! Sprite or Ginger Ale works well, too. (Water is also an option, if you don't mind the drinks being a little watered down.)
  4. Place in the Freezer. Give your ice cubes two hours or so to freeze thoroughly. As simple as this recipe is, waiting is the hardest part!

How to Serve:

When it's almost time to toast the New Year, take out your ice cubes and place them into fancy (and kid friendly) glasses. Pour in your soda pop up to the top and--if you like--stick in some cute drink umbrellas for added flair. For the best taste, drink directly at 12 o'clock midnight!

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