Preschool Pumpkins Arts and Crafts



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Finger Paint Pumpkin
Submitted by Lori
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper
  • Tissue Paper
  • Yarn
  • Glitter
  • Finger Paint
  • Sponge (For Sponge Paints)
What You Do:
  • Cut out the construction paper in the shape of a piece of Pumpkin and give all of your kids a cutout. Let them use all of the above materials to create their own unique Pumpkin
Idea:
Let your children paint with pieces of pumpkin.
Shaken Confetti Pumpkin
Submitted by Val
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Have all of your children rip up small pieces of paper and put them in a garbage bag. Then have then cut a piece of paper in the shape of a Pumpkin. Next, have them cover the shape with glue. Finally, they can put the Pumpkin cutout (with glue still wet) in the garbage bag and shake it. The confetti will stick to the glue and form a cute Pumpkin shape.
Pumpkin Stain Glass
Submitted by Fredricks
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper or Waxed Paper
  • Tissue Paper or Construction Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Give the kids the contact paper (or glue and wax paper) cut out as a Pumpkin. Then Let your kids make their own stain glass Pumpkin. After they have dried hang them in the window to make a beautiful stained glass look.
3D Pumpkin
Submitted by Rebecca
What You Need:
  • Poster Board
  • Tissue Paper
  • Yarn
  • Paint
  • Glitter
  • Cotton Balls or Cutup Paper
What You Do:
  • Give each child two identical cutouts of a Pumpkin. Let them decorate the Pumpkin however they want (hint: use branches or leaves for great stems). Then connect the two halves, stuffing them with the cotton balls. Makes a great 3D piece of Pumpkin.
Bubble Painted Pumpkin
Submitted by Margarita
What You Need:
  • Bubbles
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Have your children cut out a Pumpkin shape from paper. Then give them bubbles colored several different colors (food coloring works but can stain clothes). Have them blow these bubbles onto their Pumpkin cutouts. This creates really neat designs.
Clay Pumpkin
Submitted by Tina
What You Need:
  • Play Dough (Make your own in the recipes section)
  • Tooth Picks
  • Paint or color the play dough
What You Do:
  • Show your children pictures of Pumpkins. Have them form their own Pumpkin shape from the play dough. Once they have formed the shape let them paint the play dough.
Straw Pumpkin Art
Submitted by Lori
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw a picture of a Pumpkin then have them put a few drops of orange paint on the edge of the paper. Using a straw have them blow the paint across the paper. This looks really neat and our children love it!
Pumpkin Plate
Submitted on the Comment Box
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Paper Plate
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Take a paper plate and color a face on it using crayons. Paint entire side with orange paint. Once it has dried, hole punch a hole at the very top and string through green yarn. Hang in your child's room or on their door.
Pumpkin spider
Submitted on the Comment Boxl
What You Need:
  • black pipe cleaners
  • mini pumpkins
  • wiggle eyes
What You Do:
  • Poke six holes on the top of the pumpkin ( 3 on each side). Let your children stick pipe cleaners in (as legs) and paint the pumpkin as the wish. Glue on eyes aand you have a Pumpkin spider
Pumpkin Seed Collage
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After you have gutted out the seeds form the pumpkin, let them dry and use them to make a collage