Bubble Gum!

Updated: Apr 8

Did you know, National Bubble Gum Day is the first Friday of February?

Whether you are celebrating or curious minds just want to know, here are some resources to explore about bubble gum.

Books to Read About Bubble Gum

Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum, By Meghan McCarthy

Gum. It’s been around for centuries—from the ancient Greeks to the American Indians, everyone’s chewed it. But the best kind of gum—bubble gum!—wasn’t invented until 1928, when an enterprising young accountant at Fleer Gum and Candy used his spare time to experiment with different recipes. Bubble-blowing kids everywhere will be delighted with Megan McCarthy’s entertaining pictures and engaging fun facts as they learn the history behind the pink perfection of Dubble Bubble.

Preschool - 4th Grade

The Bubble Gum Girl, By Jim O'Brien

Do you like bubble gum? Can you blow a bubble? Find out what happens when Katie uses all the money in her piggy bank to buy bubble gum. This "uplifting" story will answer the question, "What harm can come from one little piece of gum?"

The Gumazing Gum Girl! Book 1 Chews Your Destiny (Gum Girl Novel, A)

by Rhode Montijo

Gabby Gomez loves to chew bubble gum even though her mother has warned her against it. It's not like she will turn into gum...except, that's exactly what happens! With her new, stretch-tastic powers Gabby can help save the day, but she will have to keep her gummy alter-ego a secret from her mother or else she'll find herself in a really sticky situation.

Gr. 1 - 3

Ages 4 - 8

The Gum-Chewing Rattler, By Joe Hayes

Kids always want Joe Hayes to tell The Gum-Chewing Rattler. And why not? It combines so many things kids love to do—chew bubble gum, tell tall tales, and drive their moms crazy—with the wild, impossible claim that a rattlesnake chewed gum and blew a bubble with it!

You see, when Joe was a boy, that’s what he told his mother—that bubble gum saved him from a rattlesnake’s fangs! Really! Don’t worry—Joe’s mother didn’t believe him either.

K - 6th Grade

Videos to Watch About Bubble Gum

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