do it yourself: mini pumpkin art
Transform a miniature pumpkin into a creepy crawler or silly creature to celebrate the Halloween season! Download the PDF version of this DIY tutorial here.
Guidelines + Materials
AGE: 3+ (with adult support due to small parts and choking hazard)
TIME FRAME: 1 hour
- Mini Pumpkin
- Googly Eyes
- Black Construction Paper
- Colored Pipe Cleaners
- Glue Stick
- Black Paint
1. Clean your pumpkin to remove any dust or dirt.
2. Decide where your creepy crawler’s eyes will go. Peel backing off self-adhesive googly eyes. Attach googly eyes to make your creature come alive.
3. Decide what creature to make and attach paper and pipe cleaners to the pumpkin using your glue stick.
4. Display your pumpkin art where you can surprise people! Share photos of your creation and tag #thenewchildrensmuseum on social media.
This activity is made possible by a partnership between One Paseo and The New Children’s Museum.