Easy Paper Pumpkin Craft

Easy Pumpkin Paper Craft

This easy paper pumpkin craft is fun for kids to make for Halloween! Grab your crafting supplies and follow the step by step instructions.

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These fun 3D paper pumpkins are so fun to make and create! We love the pop of color and texture that they add to our Halloween decor.

Paper Pumpkin Craft

This pumpkin craft would be fun to create at birthday parties, halloween events or in the classroom! I mean, how adorable is he?! I love that you could totally personalize this craft to your liking.

Paper Pumpkin Craft

Have kids make a variety of eye, nose and mouth shapes to create different jack-o-lanterns!

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Supplies:

*If making this with young children, double sided tape could be used instead of the hot glue gun.

Pumpkin Craft Supplies

How to make a 3D Paper Pumpkin!

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

Directions:

1. Fold a piece of orange construction paper into 1/2″ accordion folds.

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

2. Use scissors to cut strips of orange paper along the accordion lines.

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process
Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

3. Use the glue gun to aline and glue each piece together in the center.

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process
Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

4. Next, attach the ends of the strips of paper together in a circular fashion, using the glue.

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

5. Cut a circle from the orange paper and glue it to the top of the pumpkin shape.

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process
Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

6. Cut jack-o-lantern features from black paper and glue them to the front of the pumpkin.

Paper Pumpkin Craft Process

7. Cut leave shapes from the green paper and trim 1″ from the end of the popsicle stick.

8. Glue these to the top of the pumpkin.

Paper Pumpkin Craft

Seriously adorable and perfectly fun for Halloween! I think that these pumpkins would be fun to create in different colors too!

The possibilities are truly endless! Kids of all ages would have a great time creating these for the classroom or a Halloween party.

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Paper Pumpkin Craft
Paper Pumpkin Craft

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Paper Pumpkin Craft

Pumpkin Paper Craft

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $2

This easy pumpkin paper craft is fun for kids to make for Halloween! Grab your crafting supplies and follow the step by step instructions.

Materials

  • Black construction paper
  • Orange construction paper
  • Green construction paper
  • Popsicle stick
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun and sticks

Instructions

1. Fold a piece of orange construction paper into 1/2" accordion folds.

2. Use scissors to cut strips of orange paper along the accordion lines.

3. Use the glue gun to aline and glue each piece together in the center.

4. Next, attach the ends of the strips of paper together in a circular fashion, using the glue.

5. Cut a circle from the orange paper and glue it to the top of the pumpkin shape.
6. Cut jack-o-lantern features from black paper and glue them to the front of the pumpkin.

7. Cut leave shapes from the green paper and trim 1" from the end of the popsicle stick.

8. Glue these to the top of the pumpkin.

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about heather

Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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