Chicken Run – Chicken Cups

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Ginger: Listen.  We’ll either die free chickens or die trying.
Babs: Are those the only choices?

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Chicken run is such a clever movie.  Babs is my absolute favorite character–so innocent and funny!  My favorite quote from Babs: “All me life flashed before me eyes.  (Pause)  It was really borin’.”

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Who doesn’t enjoy making loud, annoying sounds?  My kids love when I let them be loud in the house.  So, I braced myself for the noise and we made chicken cups.

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Chicken Cups

Materials Needed:

  • Plastic cup 
  • Yarn 
  • A Nail
  • A Paper Clip
  • Paper Towels
  • Water

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How to Make Your Chicken Cups:

  • Using your nail, poke a hole in the bottom of your cup.

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  • String your yarn through the hole and tie it off with a paper clip.

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  • Wet a piece of paper towel and fold it in half.
  • Starting at the top of your yarn, pull the paper towel downward along the string.
  • Enjoy the chicken noises!

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Goofy had fun wiping the table down with her wet paper towel (and I didn’t mind that she wanted to clean the table either).

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Princess thought the chicken sounds were so funny.  She laughed and laughed.

For a fun science project, try this with different sized cups and different types of string.  What cup/string combo makes the best chicken sounds?

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Click the link below to enjoy the opening of Chicken Run.

Opening Scene

Chicken Run: Opening Scene

 

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