Patrick Robinson
Creative gingerbread houses made by children at Lafayette Elementary School are on display at the Admiral Safeway store. Made of gingerbread, candy, and frosting the houses have a lot of detail. The top three houses will be awarded with gift cards to the store.

SLIDESHOW: Gingerbread houses at Safeway demonstrate kids creativity

The annual holiday gingerbread house display, built by children attending Lafayette Elementary School, are on display across the street at the Admiral Safeway store. There are seven on display right now (an eighth is coming soon) and they range from sports to pets for inspiration.

The range of creativity shown includes funny creatures made of cookies and gumdrops, a full Seahawks logo done in frosting of course on a Ginger "Hawks" House from Room 13 , frosting trees from Mrs. Schwab's first grade class (with Mrs. Arenivar), and pretzel fences around the yard of the house built by Mrs. Ybarra's first graders. Mr. Ngboi's 5th graders from Portable 31 have gumdrop trees lining the front walk way of their house.

A special needs class contributed a home with a dog you have to look pretty hard to find.

The houses will be on display in the deli department for the holidays and a winner (chosen by Safeway in-store management) will be announced before the children leave for winter break, likely Dec. 20. The houses will be displayed on stage at the school after their showing at the store.

First prize will be $300 Safeway gift card, second prize will be a $200 gift card, and third is a $100 gift card. The cards can be used in exchange for school supplies too.

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