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Stained Glass Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Stained Glass Pumpkin Suncatcher

Make a fun suncatcher craft for Halloween
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Keyword: Halloween, pumpkin, suncatcher
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Activity Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Author: Kate Williams


  • Scissors
  • Optional: needle and thread


  • Sticky back plastic (contact paper)
  • Card black and orange
  • Cellophane
  • Washi tape or sellotape


  • Stick some sticky back plastic down, sticky side up, using washi tape or sellotape
  • Cut a pumpkin shape out of card, cutting out the middle to give a edge of around 1-2 centimetres
    Pumpkin craft template
  • Stick the pumpkin shape onto the sticky back plastic
  • Cut eyes and mouth out of black paper and card
  • Stick the eyes and mouth onto the pumpkin shape
  • Cut shapes out of yellow, red and orange cellophane
  • Stick the cellophane onto the pumpkin
    How to make a stained glass pumpkin
  • Seal the back of the pumpkin by placing another piece of sticky back plastic onto it
  • Cut out the pumpkin
  • Display either using a needle and thread to hang it or with blutack or sellotape


This Halloween craft is a great excuse to have a chat with your child about colour mixing too as you can make orange out of red and yellow cellophane.
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