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Mad Scientist Pumpkin Build

I recently volunteered to make a craft pumpkin (not an actual gourd with guts) for our daughter’s 3rd grade class. Each class is making a pumpkin, and all the pumpkins will be raffled off at the school’s Fall Festival this weekend. The best pumpkin will win a prize for the class. Claire’s class picked the theme “Mad Scientist”.

I had originally thought I’d be able to spend a little time over the course of several days planning and building things out. But as often happens in our hectic lives, other priorities kept coming up, and this ended up being an 11th-hour dash. The pumpkin was due to be delivered to the class on Monday morning, and I basically did the build between 8:00 p.m. and midnight on Sunday.

I managed to take a few pictures to document my progress, so I thought I’d share them here.

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