the history of pumpkin carving

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  • The History of PUMPKIN CARVING

  • HALLOWEENHalloween is a night for dressing up, telling ghost stories, having spooky parties, trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving.

    What most people don't know is that Halloween is actually based on an ancient Celtic holiday known as Samhain (pronounced "sow wan"), which means "summer's end".

  • It was the end of the Celtic year, starting at sundown on October 31st and going through to sundown November 1st. On this magical night, jack-o-lanterns, carved from turnips or gourds,

    were set on porches and in windows to welcome deceased loved ones, but also to act as protection against malevolent spirits.

  • Before carving the pumpking, lets check your knowledge about pumpkins. Pumpkins are Vegetables Fruits

  • FRUITS!!!!

    Lets start the carving process step by step

  • STEP 1: Get the pumpkin and the tools



    - Knife and awl- Spoon- Gloves- Template- Black Marker- Candle and light

  • STEP 2: Cut out the top with a knife

  • STEP 3: Put your gloves on and scrape out the inside with a spoon

  • STEP 4: Draw a pattern with a marker

  • STEP 5: Transfer the pattern

  • STEP 6: Draw the pattern by pinning it with the awl

  • STEP 7: Remove the pattern and connect dots with a marker

  • STEP 8: Carve with a knife following the lines

  • STEP 9: Light a candle and put it inside the pumpkin

  • 3 Diversificacin: Sonia cutting the top of the pumpkin

  • Antonio scooping the inside

  • Ivn pinning the pattern

  • Raquel gazing adoringly.

  • Antonio cutting the mouth

  • Antonio cutting with his own knife

  • Cutting the eyes

  • Admiration

  • Well done!

  • Judit showing us their jack-o-lantern

  • The Jack-o-lantern showing us the class

  • Happy Halloween!

  • Goodbye!