We can't think of a single kid who doesn't love to snack on popcorn, whether it's at the movies, at home, or anywhere. Skip the standard bag of microwave kernels, and up the ante with one of 15 inspired ideas for a poppin' good time. From savory and sweet snack mixes to popcorn lollipops and more, once you pop, you can't stop!
Peanut Butter Popcorn
Sweet and salty, peanut butter popcorn  takes just minutes to make and is a great after-school snack.
Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn
Got a little sweet tooth? Marshmallow caramel popcorn  is an undeniably decadent option.
Caramel Popcorn-Candied Almond Ice Cream
Combine two summertime staples — popcorn and ice cream — with this recipe for caramel popcorn-candied almond ice cream . Yum!
Cheesy Spicy Popcorn
If your kids prefer their snacks more savory than sweet, then cheesy spicy popcorn  should fit the bill. Vary (or eliminate altogether) the amount of cayenne that you include depending on your family's preferences.
Just say yes to beach-party popcorn  — a savory snack mix that's perfect for seaside nibbling.
Popcorn With Brown Butter and Parmesan
It's a bit sophisticated for younger kids, but if you have an adventurous eater, then encourage him to sample nutty, salty popcorn with brown butter and parmesan .
Double Chocolate Popcorn Balls
Tee off with double chocolate popcorn balls  — a special treat for special occasions.
Spicy Gooey M&M's and Almond Popcorn
The Kitchn offers up inspiration for a spicy gooey M&M's and almond popcorn mix  that we can't wait to try for our next family movie night.
Spiced Party Mix
Skip the bagged stuff, and instead whip up your own homemade spiced party mix  for today's snack time.
Twizzlers-Popcorn Snack Mix
Combine the sweet and chewy goodness of Twizzlers with toasted pecans and caramel corn in Real Simple's recipe for Twizzlers-popcorn snack mix .
These brown-sugar lollipops  would make a perfect addition to a birthday party.
Popcorn Party Pizza
They may have made their own pizza before, but how about popcorn party pizza ? It's a great birthday party or playdate activity.
An unexpected take on the campfire fave, popcorn s'mores  pack in the same marshmallow-chocolatey goodness as their more traditional counterpart.
Popcorn Strawberry Bars
Popcorn strawberry bars  are a fun snack for adults and kids alike.
Teddy-Bear Picnic Mix
All it takes is a box of Teddy Grahams to make this teddy-bear picnic mix  an adorably kid-friendly snack!