Halloween Craft Pumpkin
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Halloween Craft Pumpkin

Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: Under 30 mins
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Craft Pumpkin
  • Adhesive-Backed Foam Sheet - Orange
  • Creatology™ Chenille Stem - Royal
  • Creatology™ Wiggle Eyes
  • Aleene's "Tacky" Glue®
  • Blunt Scissors
  • Adhesive-Backed Foam Sheet - Black
  • Adhesive-Backed Foam Sheet - Blue
  • Adhesive-Backed Foam Sheet - Purple
  • Adhesive-Backed Foam Sheet - Yellow
  • Adhesive-Backed Foam Sheet - White

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Cognitive

Project Instructions

  1. To make the face of the pumpkin, cut assorted shapes from adhesive backed foam, such as circles, triangles and rectangles. Use the photo as your guide. Cut your own designs shapes for the eyes, nose, mouth, teeth and eyebrows of the pumpkin. Remove backing from shapes and place on pumpkin.
  2. To make the pumpkin hat, cut a 4-inch circle of foam for the bottom of the hat. Glue this circle to the top of the pumpkin.
  3. Cut another piece of foam 2 inches by 8 inches long and join ends together to make a circle (see photo). Glue this piece on top of the hat base. To complete the hat, cut another 4-inch circle of foam to fit on top of the hat. Glue in place.
  4. To decorate the pumpkin hat, cut assorted colored foam triangles and add to the hat brim. Glue chenille stem, curling ends to brim of hat as shown. Cut a leaf from the foam. Cut lines from the foam and glue to the leaf to create leaf veins. Glue the leaf to the hat.


Option: Use wiggle eyes or almost any other fun craft materials to decorate your own spooktacular pumpkin. 

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.