>but they still have at least 4 blank frames in the 10 frame deep
You may have to move the unworked frames into the brood nest. Not all at once. They will sometimes have a honey frame at the edge of the brood nest and they see that as the wall of the hive and will go up when they can instead of out.
>They even had eggs and now capped brood in the top box! It looks like they are planning on raising brood.
If they do then they are raising brood the planning stage is over.