Frankenstein Pops in the summer?
It may surprise you, but we get to celebrate Frankenstein more than just at Halloween. Tomorrow, August 30, is National Frankenstein Day. The author of Frankenstein, Mary Wollenstone Shelley, was born on this day in 1797. While celebrating Frankenstein, may not spark the interest of all generations, we know these Frankenstein pops surely will get the attention of your kids’ taste buds.
- Large Marshmallows
- Candy eyes (we purchased candy eyes at the store, but chocolate chips will do!)
- Green food dye, or frosting (we bought edible green spray)
- Popsicle sticks (we used candy sticks)
- Optional: You could also make Frankenstein’s hair out of dark sprinkles
What to do:
- Dye the marshmallows green
- After they dry, attach them to your stick
- Add the eyes
- Add the hair
- Ready, set, go…. ENJOY!
While you are enjoying the tasty Frankenstein treat, enjoy a few of these Frankenstein facts:
– Frankenstein is a German name meaning “stone of the Franks”
– Television character Herman Munster’s appearance is based on Frankenstein
– Frankenstein the movie is the first film to use the famous Castle Thunder sound effect