Pumpkin Frame
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Pumpkin Frame

Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Wood Frame
  • Hirschberg Beads - White Round Alphabet
  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint - Brown
  • Ribbon of Choice
  • Foam Shape - Gift Tag
  • Hole Punch
  • Craft Pumpkin
  • Creatology™ Chenille Stem - Brown
  • Crayola® Markers
  • Blunt Scissors
  • Craft Smart® All Purpose Glue
  • Craft Smart® Paint Brush
  • Disposable Plate for Paint Palette
  • Container of Water
  • Paper Towels
  • Recycled Newspaper (to protect work surface)
 
 

Developmental Skills

 
  • Fine Motor
  • Visual/Spatial
  • Cognitive
  • Social/Emotional
  • Virtue
 

Project Instructions

  1. Paint the frame with brown and let dry.
  2. Glue ribbon around the top of the frame. Glue letters over ribbon to spell "Pumpkin" or other word of choice.
  3. Use a hole punch to punch a hole in the foam tag as shown. Tie a piece of ribbon through the hole. Use the marker to write the year on the tag.
  4. Glue the tag and the pumpkin to the frame. Coil the chenille stem around the paintbrush handle and glue to the pumpkin.

Tips

To protect clothing, have children wear an old t-shirt when painting. To protect the work surface, cover with recycled newspaper. Pour paint color onto a disposable plate before using.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times. Children should only use scissors with adult supervision.