Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

kids frankie pumpkin

This project is intended for kids ages 6+. Create your very own version of a Frankenstein (or any monster) pumpkin. Some paint, craft fur, wiggle eyes and paint pens transform an ordinary pumpkin into a crazy (or scary) character!
Step 1

Paint the pumpkin green. Let dry and add additional coats until you are happy with the coverage. Let each coat dry in between the next coat.

Step 2

Cut the craft fur into a "crazy hair" shape. Turn it over so the back side is facing up.

Step 3

ADULT: Hot glue a piece of chenille pipe cleaner to each side of the hair to help it stand up once attached to the pumpkin. Now, hot glue the piece of craft fur/hair to the top, front of the pumpkin.

Step 4

ADULT: Hot glue two large wiggle eyes to your pumpkin monster’s face.

Step 5

Cut a rectangular strip of craft fur to make one long "eyebrow".

Step 6

ADULT: Hot glue the eyebrow above the eyes.

Step 7

Decorate the rest of the monster's face using the black and white paint pens.

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