This paper plate pumpkin craft is a great way to give your kids the opportunity to make a bunch of different Jack-o-lantern faces without going through the hassle of carving all of those pumpkins! This is a quick, easy Halloween craft that can be adapted to suit the abilities and imaginations of all age groups. This paper plate pumpkin makes a great homemade Halloween decoration, gift for grandparents, or even a unique invitation to a Halloween party!

What you'll need:

  • Small paper plate
  • Green construction paper
  • Green pipe cleaner
  • Orange and black paint
  • Paint brush
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape
How to make your Paper Plate Pumpkin Craft:
  • Paint the back of a small paper plate orange.  Set aside to dry.
  • Cut a stem out of green construction paper and glue to the back of the paper plate.
  • Twist the pipe cleaner around a pencil to make it a spiral shape and tape to the back of the paper plate.
  • Use the black paint to paint a face on your pumpkin.


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