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Just for Kids Recipes

Try these hands-on fun recipes whenever you and your family want a break from the regular old cheese-and-cracker routine. Your kids even can help make their own snacks!

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Corny Bird Feeder

This one is for the birds. Make it and then spend the afternoon watching birds as they enjoy their popcorn treat!

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  • 4 cups popped Orville Redenbacher's® Original Gourmet® Popping Corn Original Kernel Popcorn
  • 6 slices Bread
  • 1 Drinking straw
  • 6 feet String or ribbon
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds


  1. Using a drinking straw, punch a small hole near the top edge of each slice of bread. Lay the bread on a cookie sheet and let air dry about 2-3 days. Cut 6 pieces of string or ribbon about 12 inches long and thread a piece of string through the hole you made in each dried slice of bread. Spread peanut butter on both sides of each dried bread slice. Mix popcorn and sunflower seeds in a pie pan. Press each side of the bread slice into the popcorn mixture. Tie bird feeders to a tree branch or fence post. Watch for the birds as they enjoy their popcorn treat!

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