Ahhhh! Can you believe Halloween is today?
Actually, I think I'm ready. I've hidden large bags of candy so high even I wouldn't eat them. Most of the time.
My kids all have their costumes planned out, and I have the after-school schedule down to the minute. (You think I'm joking...)
But there's still one item of Halloween business to attend to - post a tiny story for the Halloweenie Contest. OK, here goes:
How to Carve a Pumpkin
First we need a…
Oh, yes, that is what we need.
And then you have to draw on the pumpkin with…
That will work better.
Draw a face. Don’t worry if the marker creaks. That looks good. Now we need a…
You can’t carve a pumpkin with that! We need a KNIFE.
No. Put that back and help me cut out the top and face. Look inside. Let’s scoop that out with a…
Actually I like that. But go get a SPOON.
With a carrot nose?
And Stay tuned... After Halloween, win or lose, I'll post a video of a 4-year-old reading this tiny story.
Shine, Pumpkin, Shine! by libbylamour
Miranda’s Broken Broomstick By rachel
SNACK-O’-LANTERN by Mike Allegra
No Brew For You by Cathy Ballou Mealey
Hildy’s Halloween Ride by Keila V. Dawson
The Scariest Thing Ever by Cathy C. Hall
Be-Wary Extra-Scary by Katie Gast
The Trick or Treat Bag by Lori Dubbin
Halloween in a Box by Debbie
THE WITCH & THE PUMPKIN CONTESTS by Sharalyn Edgeberg
Emma’s Evening Ride by Ellen Leventhal
Winnie's Spell by Marty McCormick
THIS YEAR’S HALLOWEEN MASCOT by Michelle Heidenrich Barnes
I can't wait to see who won!!! So many fabulous entries. Check out The Halloweensie Contest on Susanna's blog to see them all.
P.S. Thanks for all the comments and compliments. You are all awesome!
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