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10 Easy Pumpkin Crafts and Activities for kids to make

Pumpkin crafts are a great way to celebrate fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. These easy crafts and fun activities are a great way for kids, young and old, to get into the season.

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Pumpkin Crafts

Pumpkins make fantastic fall crafts. From simple paper pumpkins to fun Halloween pumpkins and even some seed roasting, there is a pumpkin activity for you!

Each of the crafts below can be completed by kids and some are beautiful enough that adults may want to make them.

Several may need adult supervision. So make sure you are on standby for these activities.

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Craft supplies for pumpkin arts and crafts

These craft supplies are perfect for crafting with young kids. While not each of them is used in the crafts below, they are all staples in our craft bin. If you don’t have any on hand, that might be ok. Take a look at the craft first to see whether or not you need them.

  • Construction Paper – One of our favorite craft supplies
  • Pipe Cleaners – You can make so many items with this supply.
  • Cardboard – Perfect for using up all those boxes you get in the mail!
  • Cupcake Liners – They come in every color of the rainbow, and then some!
  • Craft Sticks or popsicle sticks – A classic staple, use them in your craft or to mix paint.
  • Paper plates – This party supply is perfect for crafting. They also make great inexpensive paint pallets. Don’t forget to tape them down!
  • Crayons – Use them for coloring or melting, the possibilities are endless.
  • Kid-Friendly paint – Kids love to get messy! Check out our favorite tips for painting with young children.
  • Mason Jar – This popular craft supply can be filled or decorated.
  • Googly Eyes – You can literally add them to any project and it instantly becomes cuter.
  • Tissue Paper – We always have this on hand. Buy it new or use or save it from birthday parties and holidays.
  • Toilet Paper/Paper Towel Rolls – A great way to recycle your paper tubes is to use them in crafts!

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