Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Halloween Countdown: 13 Sleeps!
My grandparents have a giant apple tree on their canola farm—and right now, we're drowning in fruit. Grandma has been busy making apple pie, apple crumble, apple bread, apple tarts... You name it, she's made it—and there are still BUCKETS of apples to be used up.
Which is why I'm taking a bunch of them to school for THIS easy, but fun Halloween-inspired craft:
But wait, there's more! To get to the above stage, have an adult cut your apple in half. Paint the cut side with orange paint, and before it dries, stamp it on a piece of paper, or maybe card stock to make fun Halloween cards. Then, use a bit of green paint to add your stem.
Let the paint dry, and then grab your paintbrush and a some black paint. Now's the time to get creative!
What Jack-O-Lantern face will YOU paint?
Tip: If you don't want to paint on the faces, grab some black construction paper and a glues tick. Cut out shapes for the eyes, nose and mouth, and paste them onto the page. You can even add sticks for stems, fake jewels for a bedazzled look, or anything, really. Have fun!
Gotta jet! Tomorrow I'll be posting some new Halloween-inspired story sparks. Hopefully one of them will get your geared up for National Novel Writing Month—which starts the day AFTER Halloween. See you tomorrow.
~ Chase Superman Duffy