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24 Easy and Fun Pumpkin Crafts for Kids

Autumn and Fall are all about pumpkins with harvest and Halloween on people’s minds so there’s no better time to think about making some pumpkin crafts for kids. There’s loads of great ideas in this round up to give you a bit of inspiration and help you and the kids to embrace this time of the year and to have fun getting creative!

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Pumpkin Crafts for Kids

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Because I’m sharing both the spooky and non spooky kind of pumpkin crafts I’ve split it into two categories to make it a bit easier to find the right craft for you and your kids – Autumnal Pumpkin Crafts For Kids and Jack O’Lantern Crafts for Kids. In both cases you’ll find lots of awesome ideas, hopefully enough to keep you going throughout the season!



All of the pumpkin crafts for kids that I’m sharing today appear in the same order that you’ll find them in the collages below. Want to make sure that you don’t forget any of these ideas? Make sure to bookmark this page or pin an image so you have all this inspiration to hand when you need it.

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Autumnal Pumpkin Crafts For Kids

Pumpkin sewing craft from I Heart Crafty Things

Mess free pumpkin craft from Crafts on Sea

Raffia wrapped pumpkins from Easy Peasy and Fun

Craft stick pumpkin keepsake from Fireflies and Mudpies

Paper strip pumpkins from Fireflies and Mudpies

Button pumpkin from Adventure in a Box

Pumpkin pie craft from Crafts on Sea

Paper pumpkin from Pint Sized Treasures

What’s inside a pumpkin craft from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Melted crayon pumpkins from Teaching Mama

Pinecone pumpkins from A Dab of Glue Will Do

Pumpkin paper plate craft from The Best Ideas For Kids

Coffee filter pumpkin craft from Look We’re Learning

Pop up pumpkin card from The Soccer Mom


Jack O’Lantern Pumpkin Crafts For Kids

5 Little Pumpkins flap book craft from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Tin can Jack O’ Lanterns from Easy Peasy and Fun

Mason jar pumpkin from Love and Marriage Blog

Stained glassĀ pumpkin suncatcher from Crafts on Sea – this is one of my kids favourites and you can watch the video tutorial for this below!

Pumpkin salt painting from Rhythms of Play

Positive and negative space Jack O’Lanterns from Buggy and Buddy

Pumpkin recycled Halloween suncatcher craft from Crafts on Sea

Craft stick Jack O’Lantern from Easy Peasy and Fun

Pumpkin toddler art from Happy Hooligans

Glowing Jack O’Lantern Cups from Buggy and Buddy

Terracotta pot Jack O’Lanterns from Fireflies and Mudpies

Sponge painted Jack O’Lantern from I Heart Crafty Things

More Autumn Crafts for Kids

Want some more inspiration? We love these pretty autumn suncatchers kids can make.

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Or how about these autumn activities for preschoolers with over 45 fun ideas.

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Finally to encourage the kids to get outdoors a bit why not try out these fun bird feeders kids can make

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