Gothic Haunted Theatre Costumes, Make-Up, Tableaux

 Saturday I dressed in costume and worked the Haunted Museum at our local historical society. I don't believe in spook houses nor in scaring children but I thought it would have an educational bent. And I was desperate to do some theatre. Having a museum for a setting is great. But you could employ these ideas in any spook house or scary play. Teens especially love this kind of theater. Read on I Have a Flair For Scaring People with Gothic Horror, to My Chagrin

Homemade Dioramas, Miniatures, Props

It's 8 pm and darling daughter is wailing. She forgot to make her school diorama project due TOMORROW! Been there done that. I was furious and thought "tough luck. Take the F. It's what you deserve." But being an eleventh hour girl myself, I understood and bailed her out. The whole family pitched in. We made an awesome woodland Native American diorama with stuff around the house. From that experience grew this guide to making homemade shoe box dioramas for any content area. All you need is a recycle bin, craft scraps, household junk and a little ingenuity.  Homemade, Recycle Bin Shoe Box Dioramas, Miniatures, Props