prototypes

The kids created prototypes today for their Halloween extravaganza.

But first, they needed some practice in walking like zombies.

halloween planning day 2

Laying the foundation for the graveyard scene.

halloween planning day 2

halloween planning day 2

Carving apples to prepare for carving the real-deal pumpkins.

halloween planning day 2

Supply lists.

halloween planning day 2

Setting the scene: collecting leaves from the street for the graveyard.

halloween planning day 2

halloween planning day 2

Making a body.

halloween planning day 2

halloween planning day 2

Spider Cave, complete with webs.

halloween planning day 2

halloween planning day 2

A trip to Scrap!

halloween planning day 2

halloween planning day 2

Fake blood: corn syrup, cocoa powder, and red food coloring. They certainly fooled me.

halloween planning day 2

halloween planning day 2

A mystery plan, in the works!

halloween planning day 2

planning for halloween

Today the kids split up into groups of three to begin planning for the Halloween extravaganza slated for Friday. Their challenge? They must work together to think up and create the creepiest, spookiest Halloween scene they can devise.

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

At snack time, Peter showed everyone his declaration for the year: creating prosciutto. He explained the ball joints in a pig’s leg and showed the kids different pieces of the leg. Then the meat went in the salt bin for a month!

Halloween (Bonus) Week

Halloween (Bonus) Week

The rest of the day was spent working on prototypes for the Halloween scenes.

Halloween (Bonus) Week

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

halloween planning

The short list of supplies.

halloween planning

Stay tuned for progress updates all week!