Even though beach season is coming to an end, you can make it last a bit longer in your kitchen. This delicious pudding dessert is fun and easy to make.

What you will need:

  • Small, clean plastic beach pail (or cup)
  • Clean plastic shovels (or spoons)
  • Instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 Banana
  • Crushed vanilla wafers
  • Gummy starfish (optional)


  1. Make the instant vanilla pudding according to directions.
  2. Slice the bananas.
  3. Fill the clean beach pails with layers of pudding and sliced bananas.
  4. Top with a layer of crushed vanilla wafer cookies.
  5. Add gummy starfish (optional).
  6. “Shovel” the dessert in your mouth!

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