Fun Summer Frankenstein Craft and Recipe for Kids

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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.

What You’ll Need:

Frankenstein Pops In the Making

  1. Large Marshmallows
  2. Candy eyes (we purchased candy eyes at the store, but chocolate chips will do!)
  3. Green food dye, or frosting (we bought edible green spray)
  4. Popsicle sticks (we used candy sticks)
  5. Optional: You could also make Frankenstein’s hair out of dark sprinkles

What to do:

  1. Dye the marshmallows green
  2. After they dry, attach them to your stick
  3. Add the eyes
  4. Frankenstein Pops In the Making

  5. Add the hair
  6. 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


21 Responses to “Fun Summer Frankenstein Craft and Recipe for Kids”

  1. lori Agler August 29, 2012 at 3:50 pm #

    I love this idea. I mean as a parent who doesn’t have marshmellows laying around. I am so excited to try this out I am even thinking why settle with green food coloring making a princess with pink or clown might be fun.

  2. Jenny August 29, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

    I love Frankenstein, such a cute idea!

  3. Ashley S August 30, 2012 at 7:59 am #

    These are cool.. I may have to try them. Happy Frankenstein Day! 🙂

  4. Ranie September 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    This is an awesome idea! Can’t wait to try it!

  5. Sandy VanHoey September 1, 2012 at 1:56 pm #

    What as cute idea…my grandson would enjoy this. This would make a great thing to take to school for the kids treats

  6. Melissa September 1, 2012 at 7:11 pm #

    My son loves Frankenstein and will be him for Halloween – we will definitely be making this!

  7. jessica fox September 2, 2012 at 8:45 am #

    These are too cute. I’m going to make these with my two boys tonight before we watch Monsters Inc.!

  8. Leslie Galloway September 2, 2012 at 9:41 am #

    This is so cute! I love that it’s a pop the kids can actually make themselves.

  9. Dawn Reid September 2, 2012 at 11:19 am #

    The kids and I would have fun making these.

  10. Charles September 2, 2012 at 1:29 pm #

    I think this will be a great labor day event for us and the kids!

  11. krystal rivera September 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm #

    LOL!!! that is too fun!! my 3 boys would go just nuts with it and probably even my husband! thanks for doing this review this was of great help to me and btw great blog but im sure you already know that 😉 chao

  12. Carrie Phelps September 2, 2012 at 2:51 pm #

    This is such a great idea! Thank you!

  13. Natalie Finch September 2, 2012 at 4:45 pm #

    Great and simple idea, would be perfect for camp fire parties.

  14. Cathy September 2, 2012 at 8:17 pm #

    Too Cute!

  15. Andraea Smith September 2, 2012 at 8:39 pm #

    I can’t wait to try this to help make some yummy treats for Halloween 🙂 – I think the kids will love it!

  16. Arthur Caudill September 3, 2012 at 9:25 am #

    This is a awesome idea!

  17. Brooke Adametz September 3, 2012 at 9:25 am #

    Super cute idea! Definitely making these for our Halloween party!

  18. Melissa L September 4, 2012 at 7:46 pm #

    These are so cute! Can’ wait to make them for the Halloween party

  19. Tasha R September 6, 2012 at 11:40 am #

    Love this idea. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Cyndi September 8, 2012 at 12:05 pm #

    Great Idea!

  21. Carleen September 9, 2012 at 10:13 pm #

    That is a crazy day I had not heard of. Those are very cute, I love any excuse to buy marshmallows!