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    Eeek -- it's alive! Make a jack-o'-lantern talk using an old baby monitor. Place the parents' unit inside the pumpkin. Kids can hide, then speak into the transmitter whenever trick-or-treaters come near. We cut up a synthetic carvable pumpkin, but this project works just as well with the real kind.T...
    February 2, 2011

    Talking Pumpkin How-To

    • Maeghan Chambers

      Eeek -- it's alive! Make a jack-o'-lantern talk using an old baby monitor. Read more at Halloween Decorations, Crafts, and Games - Martha Stewart

    • Laney Curran

      Talking Pumpkin. To scare your trick or treaters, put a baby monitor inside your jack o' lantern and say SPOOKY things into it!

    • Carrie Gooding

      Talking pumpkin using a baby monitor inside. Jack will love this! (My jack, not the jack o lantern).

    • Bevvie Hedstrom

      TALKING PUMPKIN -- it's alive! Make a jack-o'-lantern talk using an OLD BABY MONITOR. Martha Stewart really does own Halloween.

    • Victoria Quinn

      Talking pumpkin?!? Place a baby monitor inside a carved jack-o-lantern and watch the fun when a voice from inside the pumpkin yells "BOO!"

    • Missy Porsch

      Create a DIY talking pumpkin but putting an old baby monitor inside a jack-o-lantern. Genius! Could be so funny!!

    • Gerushia's New World

      Love this idea! Talking Pumpkin ~ Use an old baby monitor inside of a Jack O' Lantern. Brilliant idea.

    • Marti Sawyer

      talking pumpkin @ martha stewart. Put a baby monitor inside and scare anyone who passes by

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