OK - Pakistan signed up and I discovered that the teacher really likes doing digital video projects, so we're working on ways to incorporate a monster theme into kid-created videos with the Karachi kids - an offshoot of the main collaborative effort to build a friendly monster based on the descriptions of 20 or so elementary classrooms from around the globe - and be done by Halloween! Taiwan kids are emailing, Japanese kids sending drawings through the mail, even have a group of the "littlest monster makers" from New Jersey, 3 and 4 year olds at a child development center. So..ages now range from 3 to 12, all making a similar construction. We still need Michigan to send in the Nose and Buffalo, NY to send in the bellybutton. Washington contributed the Horns late today, so we're really really close to getting the Thing underway. Tomorrow, voice file greetings off to Japan, Sightspeed videos to Pakistan.