Here are the wonderful scarecrows from our Three Kings School students and families
About Our Scarecrow: Lucy has just woken up on Saturday morning. She needs a cuppa and is enjoying a restful morning. She is a traditional scarecrow made out of wood, hay and recyed materials and clothing.
Lucy can be found on Mt Eden Rd
Team: The Gorgons
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is the Gorgon Medusa from the ancient Greek myth Perseus and the Gorgon. Medusa is an evil lady with a snake body and has snakes instead of hair. Medusa's eyes turn people to stone. Medusa can be found on Oak St, Royal Oak
JOBEN AND ALICE
About Our Scarecrows: We have made 2 traditional scarecrows one girl (Alice) and one boy (Joben). They are doing a trendy dance move….guess what it is? It rhymes with bossing?!?!
We have only used what we have at home or if we didn’t have something we have bought from a 2nd hand shop. Hats - One from 2nd hand shop and one we had at home Stakes - one was given from the scarecrow festival and one we made from scraps of wood around our house (Mum and Dad are renovating) Material for eyes, noses, and patches - From Mums sewing box - scraps Shirts - Savemart Sunflower - Dress up bag Jeans - 1 pair from 2nd hand shop 1 pair Dad’s old jeans(hope he doesn’t notice…) Braces - Savemart Straw - Building site of Dads Buttons - Mums sewing bits Chicken wire - under the body for shape - Dads dream of a chicken coop is over
Joben is made from joining Coben and Joshua together and Emily choose Alice! I hope you enjoy our scarecrows!!
Joben and Alice are on Queensway
THE SCARECROW WALKS AT MIDNIGHT
Team: Team Goosebumps
About Our Scarecrow: We love goosebumps and Halloween! so built the scariest scarecrow we could. And we think he is pretty creepy. Our scarecrow is made of old clothes, recycled soft plastic, twigs and an old bag and a mask. We learnt sewing to make him. come and see him but maybe bring a friend to hide behind!!! The Scarecrow who walks at midnight can be found on Marie Ave
About Our Scarecrow: We found the clothes for Farmer Billy at save mart and bought a straw hat to finish it off at Look Sharp. We stuffed him with hay and gave him a pom pom nose!
Farmer Billy can be found on Hillsborough Road
MYLA THE MERMAID
About Our Scarecrow: We found Mylas clothes at Savemart and got some ribbons for her hair form the warehouse. I also bought some eyelashes for her and stuffed her with hay, I made her mouth out of material and twisted pipe cleaners in her hair.
Myla can be found on Hillsborough Road
THE ARDERN-GAYFORD FAMILY
Team: Let's Do This
About Our Scarecrow: Clarke is having a coffee and fishing. Jacinda is taking care of baby Neve and the country. Looks like it is fish for dinner!
The First Family can be found on McCullough Ave.
Team: Bills Family
About Our Scarecrow: The Bills family loves football. After a few deflated balls and a bit of colourful language we have a new brother - Master Balls. Hopefully he withstands the elements.
Master Bills can be found on Pah Road
Team: Spicy Team
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is called Rosy and it is made of wood, hay, clothes and accessories. She has a chilli as a mouth and that makes her very hot!
Rosy can be found on Dally Terrace
About Our Scarecrow: We wanted to make a really big Enderman (from Minecraft) that would look down on everyone who walked past it. We made the skeleton out of wood, and then covered it in black plastic skin.
Endy can be found on Warren Ave.
About Our Scarecrow: Our brave and feathery Super Chicken has X-ray vision so watch out worms, you can wiggle but you can’t run... Nothing was bought specifically for the construction of Super Chicken. She is giving a final lease of life to some stuff Tilly’s parents should have thrown out a long time ago!
Super Chicken can be found on St Andrews Road
Team: Team e-Waste
About Our Scarecrow: PC-18 Scrapman has been made out of unwanted electronic waste. Like computers, old eftpos machines, heaters and keyboards. All the parts used to make PC-18 Scrapman came from a recycling e-waste warehouse.
PC-18 Scrapman can be seen on Buckley Road
Team: The BB8 Team
About Our Scarecrow: Isaac and his Dad have been talking about making BB8 for ages. They found a large ball and painted it up, and then put a light on for his one eye. He is a little fragile and doesn't like the rain or leaves or dirt.
BB8 can be seen on Hamon Ave.
Team: The Thomson-credibles
About Our Scarecrow: Introducing Violet, Jack-Jack & Dash Incredible a.k.a Havana, Airi & Taye Thomson-credible. Our scarecrows are based on the kids from The Incredibles after we went to see the new Incredibles 2 movie released in the middle of the year. We made them from garden posts, broom handles and bamboo from around the house, Mammoth insulation, old t.shirts and material from Geoff’s Emporium.
The Thomson-credibles can be spotted on Landscape Road
Team: The Bubble Pop Kids
About Our Scarecrow: Poor Donald isn't doing so well with his toilet training, so he's still in pull-ups. He's always having tantrums: his face goes bright orange and his eyes glow red!
Don can be found on Landscape Rd
THE UNDEAD PRINCESS
Team: The Vibes Girls
About Our Scarecrow: She died a grisly death but got stuck in the inbetween world. Now it's her mission to haunt and seek revenge on those who ended her perfect, princess life!
The Undead Princess can be found on Landscape Rd
Team: Psycho Sisters
About Our Scarecrow: We decided we didn't want to spend lots of money, so we thought it would be fun to reuse our disco outfits from this year and dress our scarecrows like us - but more psycho!!! We had lots of fun crafting and creating our unique scarecrows... and we didn't have to buy a thing!
Psycho Sisters can be found on Kings Ave
FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (with a bad case of Skittles pox)
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is a snowman called Frosty and he is highly contagious with a bad case of skittles pox. Frosty is made from beach balls and paper mache.
Frosty can be found on Heywood Cres.
Team: The Dragon Hunters
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is Lego Dragon Forge. We made it with wire, paper mache, paint and wrapping paper.
Team: The Fortniters
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is a Fortnite character. He has the head of a burger and the body of a person..
THE WORLDS FASTEST BALANCE BIKE
Team: Sammy and Mabel
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is the worlds fastest balance bike. It is based on the world fastest Indian motorbike made by Burt Monro in Invercargill. It is made from an old balance bike, chicken wire, tomato cages, compost bags and a doll from the op shop with an old football helmet and hose pipe goggles.
The Bike can be found on Queensway
About Our Scarecrow: Freddy is very mean and scares everyone away Freddie can be found on Queensway
Team: Scarecrow Builders
About Our Scarecrow: I wanted to build a fox scarecrow. I thought it would scare the birds away. Also I read Fantastic Mr Fox so I thought I should make one like him. When we were looking for some foxes on the Internet before we started we saw a quote from the movie that I thought we should make a sign out of. It says “we are all different but there is something fantastic about that isn’t there?” We made it with some orange fabric Mum had and a jacket we brought from the Red Cross shop. We stuffed him with old pillows.
Foxy can be found on Landscape Road
Team: The Dream Team
About Our Scarecrow: We have used this batman outfit many many times over the last fifteen years. He is a close friend now! Seeing him climb our house as a scarecrow is exhilarating!
Batman can be found on Woodward Ave, Mangere Bridge
Team: OR Boys
About Our Scarecrow: We chose to do this scarecrow based off "Hay Man" a "skin" from the Fortnite game. It is made from fabric, recycled, clothing and accessaries from the Look Sharp store. *** Note: We have a few final touches to finish Hay Man and should have our scarecrow out at the gate soon!
Hay Man can be found on Landscape Rd
Team: The Truffula Trees
About Our Scarecrow: We built The Lorax because he's a cool little dude and we thought he would like to stand up for the Three Kings community and look after our trees. He is standing proud under his Truffula tree on St Andrews Road.
LEGO BANANA GUY
Team: The guys who went BANANAS!
About Our Scarecrow: Well, we started with the traditional scarecrow design with sacking head filled with straw, but when we discussed what character we wanted to do, George said “hey, let’s do the banana guy”, so we researched the Lego Banana Guy (or is it the Lego Banana Man?), and came up with a design. The next step was to send dad out to the local business recycling bins, and he came back with some large plastic sheets. These made the banana guy’s body and arms, and his hands are made out of the inside part of a roll of tape cut in half. We then found an old pair of Jack’s tracksuit pants and filled them with plastic bags from the recycling bin, and now he had some legs. He then got a fresh coat of spray paint, and lego banana guy was re-born. Traditional inside, with a flash new exterior. Lots of fun had by all. Lego Banana Guy can be found on Grotto St, Onehunga
STRAWBERRY GUARDIAN ANGEL
Team: Hope Star
About Our Scarecrow: This is my first time to make a scarecrow. I was very excited and talked about my plan with mom. She helped me get some bamboo sticks and we made its body together. I painted on a paper facial mask and tried to make it a pretty girl face like me. I also give “her” my clothes and hat. I hope she can protect the strawberries from naughty birds in our garden.
The Angel can be found on Warren Ave.
About Our Scarecrow: Levi has made an amazing and very scary looking dinosaur!! I am worried because he looks like he is a bit hungry!!
Jackson Dinosaur can be found on Dally Terrace
Team: Team Bean
About Our Scarecrow: Bean is made out of household items. He’s been living in our sleep out and giving everyone a fright when they enter. His bloodshot eyes were too scary so we may them friendly. Bean is a HUGE fan of doughnuts, hence his chubby tummy. Made by Cleo and Alexis.
Team: MC Jackson
About Our Scarecrow: A late entry, but hes up! Xavier and DJ thought having a tribute to a famous musician would be the perfect scarecrow.
About Our Scarecrow: We own a blueberry orchard up north, so Max wanted to make a scarecrow that looked angry and mean, to scare away any birds that want to pick and eat our blueberries, as he wants to take Fred up north once he has shown him to his school.
Team: The Rock N'Rollers
About Our Scarecrow: Cool Jewel is a rock star!!
About Our Scarecrow: The force is strong in our scarecrow :)
Team: Team Ioelu
About Our Scarecrow: It was made of polystyrene - you cant do much with this stuff after its purpose so we decided to make a snowman out of it for the scarecrow festival. We made him in 2016 but we missed the registration - soooo he's been waiting under our house until this year! We love him, we hope you do too!
INDIA THE PEACOCK
Team: The Brettells
About Our Scarecrow: India was made from recycled materials. Chicken wire, old pastic bottle, containers and lids. We named him India as the Peacock is Indias national bird.
About Our Scarecrow: Our scarecrow is called Nightmare. We used clothes, hay, wood, toys, and paint to make it. Kaviyan and his bother Divyan are very happy and enjoyed making their nightmare!
Team: Miss Piggy loves Kermie
About Our Scarecrow: We decided to make a scarecrow based on The Muppets because no one had done that before so it was an original idea. We designed Kermit but once we had made him we realised he needed a friend, so now he has Miss Piggy by his side.
Team: The Witch's Pets
About Our Scarecrow: We got the idea to make a witch because Halloween was so near to the Scarecrow Festival. We also had her up as a Halloween decoration at our house.
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