Carving pumpkins sounds fun until you are covered in pumpkin guts and spend the next several days finding rogue guts and seeds around your house. Fear not, leave the scare factor at the haunted house and celebrate Halloween with these easy pumpkin crafts.
Have your kiddos decorate the home with this creative jack-o’-lantern banner. Add in some funny facial expressions to add some personality to the craft!
Get the tutorial at Crafts Unleashed.
Hoo goes there?
Create pumpkin owls and other cute woodland creatures using felt and glue to greet trick-or-treaters as they approach your front porch. Even the littlest crafters can help with this one.
Get the tutorial at Simple as That.
Monster minus the mash
Grab a package of self-adhesive googly eyes and get to work on easy googly eye pumpkins. This is a craft that is sure to be seen by all!
Get the tutorial at She Wears Many Hats.
Great for all ages, string together orange beads to make a mini pumpkin. Create a few of them to add as a fall decoration.
Get the tutorial at Glue Sticks and Gumdrops.
What’s that spell? Pumpkin!
Pompom pumpkins are the perfect preschool-friendly option for decorating pumpkins. The activity will work on their fine motor skills and best of all keep them occupied in one place for at least a few moments. Here’s hoping!
Get the tutorial at Heathered Nest.
Looking for more pumpkin crafts? Check out these no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas!
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