Thursday, October 28, 2010

stART: Skeleton Meets Mummy

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This super cute Halloween story, that for some reason reminds me of “Little Red Riding Hood,” for no good reason was a lot of fun to read.

Skeleton is sent by his Mom to take a basket to his grandma (the part that reminds me of Riding Hood), and as he goes through the forest is scared by a sound behind him.

A mummy is chasing him, and finally catches him.  Skeleton overcomes his fear by………..  If you want to know, then read the book.

I had this brilliant idea of a craft, which of course my kids wanted to do a completely different craft, so we did several of these.  With only one kid actually completing my project as envisioned.

Supplies: person cut out (you could trace a gingerbread cookie cutter, do a paper doll chain, however), strips of white paper, scissors glue

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1.  Glue the strips of paper onto your mummy.

If wanted, draw a face on said mummy.  Batman insisted it’s necessary, “see the book, it has a face Mommy.”

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2.  Trim the extra paper away, so it’s a person shape again.


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As an alternative you could do Superman’s method.  Just draw lots of lines on it, so it looks like a mummy.

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Then glue your mummy on the Halloween Mural of AWESOMENESS.


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And stand back and stare in awe at the wonderfulness of your mural.



Now for more ideas head on over to A Mommy’s Adventures.
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