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All things spooky. Your source for paranormal and supernatural book and movie reviews, strangeography, Halloween crafts and a little cozy fall baking.

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Glowing Eyeball of Doom

Well, not necessarily doom.  Maybe it is a happy glowing eyeball.  Your call!  Either way, they’re fun and easy to make.  I had a group of 4th and 5th graders make a bunch for one of our first BOOOk Fairs.  They loved it.  I can honestly say that I have never seen such diverse eyeballs in my life.  These are fast, easy and striking: a lot of bang for your buck.


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Jello Bugs!


Disturbing laboratory test tubes. Filled with bugs and bright not-liquid stuff.   A.k.a., Jello bugs!

I needed a non-liquid alternative to colored water in test tubes for a mad-scientist display.  Solution: jello.

Personal field testing revealed that regular jello will stand at room temperature (a pretty warm room) for just barely five days before it begins to get moldy.  Plenty of time to gross-out small children without precipitating an unfortunate bio-hazard event.

This is terribly fun to do.  Enjoy!

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