I like to make a few special treats for the neighborhood kids coming to my house for trick-or-treating. This year, I am a little crunched for time, so I tried to pick treat recipes that were quick and easy-peasy. These popcorn hands are so simple. They take minutes to make, and kids love them. Today, we read a classic Halloween book, Popcorn, by Frank Asch and made some spooky popcorn hands for our visitors.
Popcorn is sure to get some giggles from the little bears in your life. Bear decides to invite all of his friends to a Halloween party at his house. Each guest is asked to bring a snack to share, and every one just happens to bring corn kernels for popping. Bear puts all of the kernels in a giant pot and underestimates how much popcorn will come from the kernels. Pretty soon, the entire house is filled with popcorn!
If you want to make your own popcorn hand treats, you will need:
- clear plastic gloves
- your favorite candy (we used skittles, but m&ms or candy corn would be great too.)
The candy goes in the fingers first to look like finger nails. Then stuff the glove with popcorn. You may have to crush the kernels a little bit to get it into the finger sections. Tie it closed with the ribbon. That's it! Don't you just love something that looks more impressive than it was to make? I do! I do!
Happy Halloween weekend! Have fun!