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24 Cool Pumpkin Crafts For Kids [With Templates]

If there’s one thing we love about Halloween it’s the pumpkins!!!

There are so many easy pumpkin crafts for kids that you can do together as a family to spend quality time and make lasting memories!

Whether your children enjoy simple art projects like painting, paper crafts, or paper plate crafts, we’ve got easy Halloween crafts for kids to share.

Read on below to find your family’s favorite Halloween pumpkin craft.

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Pumpkin Craft Ideas

Below we have listed all of our easy pumpkin crafts for kids. Don’t forget to save this page and come back to it often since we’ll be updating it through the Halloween season!

Baby Yoda is the cutest! Why carve a pumpkin when you can make a Baby Yoda pumpkin craft instead? This paper Baby Yoda is easy and fun to make, and it’s the perfect addition to any Halloween decor.

Remember making popsicle stick crafts as a kid? There’s something about working with those little sticks that’s just so satisfying. And this popsicle stick pumpkin craft is perfect for kids to make. Not only will it help them with their fine motor skills, but it will also be lots of fun.

If your kids are big fans of Forky (and let’s face it, who isn’t?), then they’ll love this Forky pumpkin craft for Halloween. It’s easy to make and only requires a few supplies that you probably already have around the house.

Halloween Fun

Want some more fun and educational Halloween printables for your kids? We’ve got you covered! Our Halloween printables bundle has a little bit of everything – from color by number pages to pattern block mats & more. Your kids will have a blast practicing their fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition, and more. It’s packed with 77 pages of fun so there’s lots of variety and learning potential. Your kids will never get bored!

You know that huge Mickey Mouse pumpkin statue that’s at Disneyland in the months of September and October? This easy Mickey Mouse pumpkin craft is based on that statue! It comes with a free printable template and only uses colored paper and glue so it’s super simple make and fun to display!

We’re starting off with this pumpkin craft for preschoolers that can be done for fall, Thanksgiving, or Halloween! It’s very simple to make and comes with 2 different printable templates (with one that’s even more simple than the picture above). It’s great for toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten children.

Can’t get enough Spookley? If so, your kids are going to want to add this paper plate Spookley the Square Pumpkin version to their Halloween craft list!

Paper plate crafts are some of our favorites to do in our home because they’re so simple! This paper plate pumpkin has turned into a mummy just in time for Halloween. Learn how to make them at home with your children!

This brown paper bag pumpkin puppet is a fun Halloween craft kids will enjoy making. They’re simple to make and so much fun to play with when they’re done. Make any or all of the cool expressions!

One of our favorite Halloween pumpkins is this candy corn pumpkin craft for kids. It’s simple enough for young kids to do, so it’s a great option for the classroom. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.

Do your kids love Spookley the Square Pumpkin? If so, they’ll have a blast making this easy Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft that comes with a free printable template. This pumpkin craft is great for at home or in the classroom.

This easy apple stamp pumpkin craft is great for young children of all ages! This is a fun activity for toddlers and preschoolers to help make. All it takes is a little paint, some markers, and paper.

Who says zombies have to be scary? This quick and easy zombie pumpkin craft is perfect for kids of all ages. And the best part is, you can use our free printable template to make it! Just print out the template, cut out the pieces, and glue it together.

This Spookley the Square pumpkin art project is the perfect craft for kids who want to try their hand at watercolors. Plus, it’s quick and easy (and did we mention free?) Just print out the template, grab some paints, and let your little ones go to town. The best part is that you can use whatever colors you want – there are no rules when it comes to art! We can’t wait to see what your kiddos come up with.

Did you know you can make your own window clings at home with a little paint and Elmer’s glue? This simple glue pumpkin craft requires some patience because of the drying time, but it’s so much fun!

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This mummy pumpkin craft is so much fun for kids to make and it’s perfect for Halloween! It’s easy to do and only requires a few supplies that you probably already have around the house.

This year, ditch the carving knives and opt for a no-carve pumpkin instead! This owl pumpkin craft is easy to make and requires nothing more than some paper, scissors, and glue.

Fall is the perfect time to break out the craft supplies and get your creativity flowing. And what better way to celebrate the season than by making a cute pumpkin puppet craft? This easy-to-make craft is perfect for kids of all ages and can be done with just a few simple supplies.

This kitty cat pumpkin craft is purr-fect for kids of all ages. It’s super easy to make with our free template, and it’s a great way to show off your love of cats this Halloween.

If your kids are looking for a no-carve pumpkin craft to make this Halloween, look no further than this sloth pumpkin craft! This easy-to-make pumpkin can be made from paper and requires no carving whatsoever – perfect for those who want a low-mess Halloween crafting activity.

This pumpkin name craft is a great way for kids to learn how to spell their names. It’s also fun to make and looks great on display. T

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This Thanksgiving, opt for something a little more fun – a pumpkin turkey craft! This easy craft is perfect for kids of all ages and is sure to get them excited about the holiday.

Frankenstein pumpkin crafts are a fun and easy Halloween craft for kids. Just grab a few pieces of green construction paper, some scissors, and glue, and you’re all set!

Social-emotional learning is an important part of a child’s development. One way to help kids develop these skills is through crafts. And this pumpkin emotions craft is a great way to do this. They’re fun and easy to make, and they help kids express their emotions in a creative way.

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This delightful squirrel pumpkin craft allows kids to engage in a fun and simple activity. It helps them explore their creativity and it also promotes the development of fine motor skills such as scissor usage and hand-eye coordination.

Are your kids fond of mice? Our mouse pumpkin craft is perfect for them. It allows kids to transform ordinary paper into a sweet fall creation. It’s a fantastic way for kids to boost their creativity and enjoy the spirit of Halloween!

This bat pumpkin craft is an engaging activity that is ideal for kids of all ages, including preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary students. It encourages them to explore their artistic skills and allows them to express their imagination. Bats have never been this enjoyable!

Halloween Theme For Kids

Halloween is a great opportunity for kids to get creative and teach them a few things along the way. A mini Halloween theme can be both fun and educational, and we’ve got lots of spooky craft ideas, activities, books, and more that your kids will love.

So whether you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your kids on Halloween night or you want to teach them a few things about the holiday, a mini Halloween theme is the perfect solution!

Halloween Children’s Books

The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, and pumpkin spice is everywhere. It can only mean one thing- Halloween is just around the corner!

If you’re looking for a fun way to get into the spirit of the season, why not start a mini Halloween theme in your home by reading some of these great Halloween children’s books with your kids?

Not only will they love hearing spooky stories, but you’ll also get to bond over some pumpkin-themed fun. And who knows, maybe you’ll even get them interested in reading more often!

Below are some of the top-rated Halloween books for kids. Add them to your home collection or borrow them from your local library.

Room On The Broom: This has to be one of our favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.

5 Minute Spooky Stories: We love Disney’s 5-minute storybooks and this one is perfect for Halloween! See how all your favorite Disney characters celebrate this spooky holiday.

Ten Timid Ghosts: This is a fun countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories!

Kids Halloween Activities

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These free printable bat worksheets for kids are perfect for a Halloween-themed activity or anytime you need to mix up your kids’ usual scissor skills and handwriting practice. Just print and let the little ones get to work. They can also use them to practice their letter recognition by using the letter maze. Bats have never been so much fun!

If you’re looking for a fun and educational activity for your kids this Halloween, these Halloween pattern block mats are the perfect solution! Not only are they fun, but they also offer a number of benefits. For one, they help to develop fine motor skills as your child manipulates the blocks to create different shapes. Additionally, they can also boost problem-solving and critical thinking skills as your child figures out how to fit the pieces together. So many great benefits!

If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to keep your little ones busy this Halloween, then these Halloween do a dot printables are perfect! They’re great for helping with fine motor skills, number and letter recognition, counting, and more. Plus, they’re just plain fun! Simply print them out and let your kids get to work. They’ll love dotting the ghosts, pumpkins, Frankenstein, and more. And you’ll love having happy and occupied kids on your hands!

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Spooky season is here and what better way to celebrate than with this delightful candy corn headband craft! This candy corn headband craft is a wonderful way for kids to improve their fine motor skills and follow instructions. The craft is simple, engaging, and easy to make!

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Kelli Crippen

Sunday 29th of October 2023

Love the cool crafts


Monday 30th of October 2023

Thanks so much 💗

María del Rosario Portillo Ramírez

Tuesday 27th of October 2020

Excelente material!

Sam T

Tuesday 27th of October 2020


jewell jones

Sunday 25th of October 2020

I got the pumkin email, but when I tried to print, it disappered

Sam T

Monday 26th of October 2020

Hmm, um, what do you mean exactly by disappeared?

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