Build em Brix holiday tips
November 18, 2016
October 16, 2017


2D Jack-O-Lantern
Before you begin building your spooky pumpkin – here are some interesting facts about them!

  • Pumpkins are usually orange but can sometimes be yellow, white, green or red.
  • The name pumpkin comes from the Greek word ‘pepon’, meaning ‘large melon’.
  • Pumpkins have thick shells which contain pulp and seeds.
  • Pumpkins are usually shaped like a sphere (ball).
  • Giant pumpkins can be grown for competitions, with some weighing over 450 kilograms.
  • Pumpkin plants feature both male and female flowers, with bees typically being involved in pollination (the transfer of pollen).
  • As a food, pumpkin can be baked, roasted, steamed or boiled.
  • Pumpkin soup is popular, as are roasted pumpkin seeds.
  • Scientifically speaking, pumpkins are a fruit (they contain seeds) but when it comes to cooking, they are often referred to as vegetables.

You will need:

Orange Black Green
1×2 0 1 0
2×2 9 12 2
2×3 0 4 0
2×4 28 3 0
2×6 0 1 0
2×8 0 1 0
Nose piece (1×1) 0 2 0

Step One:
Begin with building the pumpkins hat.

Step Two:
Now begin to build the pumpkin, start at the top and work your way down.

Step Three:
Build the rest of your pumpkin. Once its completed, add the hat to the completed pumpkin.

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