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the history of pumpkin carving

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    • The History of PUMPKIN CARVING
      • Halloween 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, let’s check your knowledge about pumpkins. Pumpkins are … Vegetables Fruits
      • FRUITS!!!!
      • … Let’s start the carving process step by step
    • STEP 1: Get the pumpkin and the tools
      • PUMPKIN
      • 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
    • 3º Diversificación: Sonia cutting the top of the pumpkin
    • Antonio scooping the inside
    • Iván 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!