These pumpkin crafts are perfect for the month of October. Kids will love making something with a pumpkin theme to prepare for Halloween. We have pumpkin crafts for preschoolers and fun for the whole family!

I love to decorate my home with pumpkins. That is why we love this orange pumpkin light outside out home, made right over our yard light. For more great Halloween projects, check out this post with 25 Halloween crafts and ideas.

pumpkin crafts

Pumpkin Crafts

I don’t know about you, but Fall is pretty much themed around orange pumpkins.

These pumpkin lanterns are perfect to hang up for some Halloween garland in a classroom or at home! String a bunch together to hand in the classroom, they make a great Halloween decoration.

This Popsicle stick pumpkin magnet is an easy and useful little craft.  Kids love working with Popsicle sticks or craft sticks.  With just a little paint and effort you have a cute decoration and magnet.

How about a pumpkin-themed hand print and photo keepsake? Or, a handprint and photo of my little pumpkin! Make one for Grandma or Mom this year.

A beaded pumpkin is a great way to teach small children to use their hands! They will love this cute pumpkin craft they created and work on their fine motor skills as well.


These Tootsie Pop Pumpkins make a fun Halloween craft for kids.  We usually make tootsie pop ghosts and spiders, but this year we changed it up with cute Tootsie Pop Pumpkins.

pumpkin crafts


Paper Pumpkin Crafts

Grab some paper to make one of these fall pumpkin crafts for kids!

These Gratitude Pumpkins made of paper strips are super-sweet and a perfect way to focus on giving thanks! Paper craft and character lesson in ONE!

paper pumpkin crafts

How about a 3 Dimensional Pumpkin Card?  I have a step-by-step tutorial on how to make this unique and interesting Halloween card. Older kids will love this project.

Make these glowing pumpkin votives with just a few items in no time at all. The look so cute glowing, lining the steps to your home or in a window, so start collecting little jars!

This is such a fun Pumpkin Halloween craft for kids, as it can easily double up as a decoration.



Learn how to make a stained glass pumpkin suncatcher. It looks so fun with the sun shining through it in the window, and it’s simple enough that with some help even the smallest children can create it.

This pumpkin face lacing craft is great for younger kids to do! Let the kids choose how to make their own face for their paper plate pumpkins. It will be fun to see their own faces and ideas. I love paper plate crafts.

These Toilet Paper Roll Jack O’Lanterns are another fun and easy craft.

So cool – these Color Mixing Pumpkins will amaze your little pumpkins!


Preschool Pumpkin Projects

It’s pumpkin season, and these pumpkin projects are the perfect thing to do with preschool kids. Make them after school or on the weekend. Your little ones will have a great time celebrating October.

I have these Halloween coloring pages your kids are sure to love. Your preschooler will also be excited over one of these great Halloween cupcake ideas! The pumpkin carving stencils make a fun family project.

Preschool Pumpkin Projects

DIY Pumpkin Stress Ball: This is the perfect project for a fidgety child. You will love this for keeping their hands busy.


Halloween Tic Tac Toe: Even little children have a blast playing this game and eating candy corn!


Pumpkin Spice Playdough: This stuff smells so good you will want to eat it (but don’t).


Pumpkin crafts Ideas

These are some more grown up pumpkin craft ideas and they are perfect to decorate your home for Fall. I love that they work with different kinds of materials from yarn to wood.

You can make pumpkin spice soap for your bathroom this fall!  Want some bonus points?  Mold them into a pumpkin shape for something that looks like decor but is actually a great way to welcome guests.  This project is really simple but your guests will love having the smell of fall when they wash their hands in your bathroom.

Pumpkin Craft Ideas

Here is a tutorial on How To Make Sweater Pumpkins but with a twist, using old kitchen cabinet knobs for the stems.They cost me her nothing to make as everything was found by shopping my home. I love repurposing stuff in my home.

Pumpkin Craft Ideas

These yarn pumpkins are such a gorgeous little fall craft project – great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle. They’re beautiful on their own, or in a group!

Pumpkin Craft Ideas

These Painted Wood Slice Pumpkins would be perfect Fall Decor for so many things! Your mantel, wall decorations, even arranged on your party buffet! I love seasonal decor that is versatile – you can get SO MANY uses out of them!

Pumpkin Craft Ideas

These DIY No Sew Yarn Pumpkins work for both fall and Halloween – you can use them to make an easy pumpkin garland in other crafts, or as they are!

Pumpkin Craft Ideas


Are you carving pumpkins? Don’t miss these pumpkin carving tips and tricks or these amazing and FREE pumpkin stencils.

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