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Project

Funkin Scarecrows

Materials

  • Funkins
  • Funny faces template
  • Craft saw or pumpkin-carving saw
  • Sandpaper
  • Pushpins
  • 1-by-2-inch wooden boards
  • Hammer
  • Hook
  • Wooden coat hanger
  • Clothing
  • Hay
  • Broomstick
  • Boots
  • Shawl
  • Hat
  • Gloves

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Carve funkin faces with a craft saw or pumpkin-carving saw.

  2. Step 2

    Print out the funny faces template and cut shapes out for eyes, nose, and mouth. Once finished carving, sandpaper inside edges, if necessary.

  3. Step 3

    Use pushpins for eyes, nose, and mouth inside funkin.

  4. Step 4

    Create the frame for your scarecrow from 1-by-2-inch wooden boards. Hammer this into the ground.

  5. Step 5

    Place a hook on the board at head height. Hang clothing on a wooden coat hanger.

  6. Step 6

    Stuff clothing with hay.

  7. Step 7

    Place broomstick through arms of clothing.

  8. Step 8

    Place finished funkin heads on top of scarecrows and accessorize with boots, shawl, hat, and gloves.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, October 2006

Reviews (1)

  • pupsnpetals 30 Sep, 2009

    Another great source for funkins--spookyfx4u.com Dee can carve you a special funkin. I have 3!