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We absolutely love a good paper plate craft activity!
They are so much fun and always such an easy activity to bring forth.
This time around I wanted to bring forth a fun and easy pumpkin craft for toddlers, preschoolers and for kids!
Decorating paper pumpkins has never been easier!
These pumpkin plates were so easy to create and lots of fun for both my girls.
You can literally use any fun and safe DIY homemade tools you have on hand:
Some ideas are:
A cotton ball with a clothespin
A sponge (This is what we used.)
A pom pom
DIY Leaves paintbrush for painting
And, so much more..
These are just some ideas of what you can use to create those orange paper plates!
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Acrylic Paint or Washable Kids Paint
Construction paper (black and brown)
That is all you will need.. Easy peasy!
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Here are our DIY Craft sticks with a free Halloween template printable! Enjoy! 🙂
How to make a pumpkin craft
A craft pumpkin can be made easily!
These are the steps we took to create this epic paper plate pumpkin:
Cut out 2 triangle and 1 mouth piece with black construction paper.
Cut out a brown or green stem.
Then, add some kid friendly paint onto a tray or paper plate.
You are ready to create an epic crafts pumpkin!
Let your LO know the steps and help them if needed.
First, you will dab orange paint onto the paper plate with a sponge.
Let it dry.
Then, use glue to add the construction paper pieces to complete the pumpkin paper plates craft!
This is an easy way to make a halloween pumpkin with a paper plate.
You can even talk about the shapes of the eyes.
You can say something like, “There are two triangles.”
Then, talk about the plate shape – a circle.
And, talk about the stem shape – a rectangle.
Can you think of any other fun Halloween paper plate crafts that maybe you have done?
How did it go?
Leave me a comment below letting me know!
Maybe, we can try it out too. 🙂
Related: Looking for more easy crafts with paper plates? Here are some ideas:
For Pumpkin Crafts and Activities for Kids, here are some ideas:
DIY Pumpkin Sensory Play
Simple Foam Craft for Kids
Washing Pumpkin Sensory Bin
Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids
Pumpkin arts and crafts for preschoolers
For more Halloween pumpkin crafts and activities, check out our Halloween Activities List!