Jackson wanted to give something to his Kindergarten teacher so I decided to make some sugar cookies I had seen. The idea was to make cookies in the shape of jack-o-lantern parts. Here is the recipe I used.
The frosting is very thin and is applied with squeeze bottles.
Then I got some orange plates and added stems.
We’ve been so excited for Halloween for a long time here, so I decided I would get a little creative for the week before Halloween and see if I could get the kids to eat. Well, the snake sandwich was the first and favorite of the creative Halloween dinners, but they weren’t too crazy about the others. I forgot to get a picture of the mummy pizza, I was really surprised they wouldn’t eat much of that one, they LOVE pizza usually. Oh well, at least I had fun getting to be a little creative with these. I may just start mixing in a fun dinner like this here and there into our regular routine.
Here are a few pictures of the kids in their costumes. We had a busy Halloween weekend. Pumpkin carving on friday night, we had Jackson’s soccer game Saturday morning and the excitement of bringing the snacks to that, a party at Micah’s coworkers house, the ward trunk-or-treat and a block party. Hmmm, it felt busier than it sounds. Jackson was a storm trooper again (he loves to the gun that goes with it), Lacey was going to be Cinderella and has dressed up in the dress a few times, but decided last minute to be a monkey instead. Actually, we could hardly get her to keep a costume on. Rachelle was going to be the little puppy dog, its the costume we’ve dressed the others up in when they were this age, but a friend bought a little ladybug costume for her and it was very cute, but the only picture I got of her is the one below – with no wings or booties. The poor girl was partied out!
We hope you had a Happy Halloween!
First. Big thank you to everyone who came out and participated. We had a blast. I’m already looking forward to next year. We had some really good pumpkins this year. Here are the top 3 winners.
1st Place Parker & Hali
2nd Place Preston & Rachel
3rd Place Micah & Sarah
I didn’t get clear pictures of all the pumpkins but here are a few of the others. Sorry if you don’t see yours here. It doesn’t mean I didn’t like it.
EXTRA BONUS: Jackson carved a pumpkin today. He also designed it.
PS – Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pumpkins on craftbattles.com