The proposed activity consists of the construction and exhibition of scarecrows in the Quinta Pedagógica dos Prazeres and lands in the vicinity of the said parish.

The objectives are to unite generations and traditions with popular wisdom; promote the development of multidisciplinary projects for the design and construction of a scarecrow; to sensitise the school and local community to the tradition of scarecrows and their importance in other times; raise awareness of the importance of agricultural production; recover and give impetus to a tradition that has lost its expression in Madeira; to stimulate the aesthetic sense, the creativity in the domain of the various forms of plastic expression; expressing and encouraging the improvisation and use of waste materials; be environmentally friendly; create a tourist attraction in the municipality of Calheta