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7 Popcorn Day Activities

1. Stringing Popcorn: These can be hung outside for birds to eat
Need: sewing needles, string, popcorn

2. Guess the Amount: Filll container with kernels and have friends guess
Need: popcorn kernels, container

3. Popcorn Air Hockey:
Can you “volley” the kernel back and forth 20 times without letting it fall?
Need: flat surface (table), straw (to blow), coffee stirrers (as paddles) or hands (as paddles)

4. Popcorn Relay Race
Need: popcorn, spoons

5. Popcorn Basketball: Can you flick a piece of popcorn into the basket?
Need: popcorn, baskets (i.e. muffin tins, small cups), backboards (wall, cardboard)

6. Popcorn word search (puzzle maker)
Use these words: popcorn, pop, kernel, explode, heat, moisture, grain, snack, crunchy, butter, oil, salt, fiber, bag, hull

7. Write a Popcorn Haiku (5, 7, 5 syllable pattern poem): Like this!
Oil, kernels, heat, time
Many loud explosions heard
Pop, crunch, snack time. Yum!

All ideas from popcorn.org