Kids pumpkin crafts will be enjoyed by older children. They have more dexterity and can attempt more difficult projects.
Look at preschool pumpkin crafts for ideas, also, as older youngsters will have ideas for making them their own.
Other pumpkin crafts are more difficult, but many older kids will be able to complete them with a little adult help.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find this easy pumpkin wreath, which kids can easily manage. Be sure to have an adult handy if hot glue is used.
Let your youngster help choose the projects he or she will work on, and enjoy these kids pumpkin crafts.
Milk Jug Jack-O-Lantern
A quick and easy idea for recycling a milk jug into a Jack-O-Lantern. You will need orange paint and a black Sharpie to complete it.
How cute are these super easy pompom pumpkins! Use orange pompoms and green floss to make them. Add a face if you like.
Kids can have fun using orange paint to make thumbprint pumpkins and then giving them great faces with a sharpie.
Collect acorns to paint orange and add faces to, and create acorn pumpkins.
Pumpkin Pencil Topper
Here’s an easy pumpkin pencil topper that even a toddler can help with. You stitch a felt pumpkin and your youngster can add features.
Really cute pencil topper, this pumpkinhead pencil requires a large wooden bead with a hole and a black marker.
All you need to make these pipecleaner pumpkins are orange, green, and brown pipecleaners.
Here’s a fun idea for making Pumpkin lanterns from recycled tin cans.
You can make different sized pumpkins using different sizes of cans.
For the kids, be sure to use the battery operated tea lights for safety.
Soda Bottle Pumpkin
This easy Jack-O-Lantern uses a recyclable soda bottle. A little paint and some trimmings and he’s ready to use.
Use glass vases or recycled clear glass jars to make Jack-O-Lantern votives.
Jack O’Lantern Jars
Use Mod Podge to attach orange tissue paper to the outside of recycled jars. Quick and easy to make these Jack O’Lantern jars.
Pumpkin Can Buddies
To make pumpkin can buddies, paint recycled cans orange, and then paint creative faces on them.
Turn different sizes of flowerpots upside down and paint them to make flowerpot pumpkins.
Pom Pom Pumpkin
This friendly looking fellow is a great Halloween crafts idea for older kids. It requires only a few supplies. Pom Pom Pumpkin.
Crepe Paper Pumpkins
Strips of orange crepe paper are stuffed with a small ball made of a crumpled plastic bag and tied with a green pipe cleaner at the top to make crepe paper pumpkins.
Paper Strip Pumpkin
Easy and cute idea for kids is to make this paper strip pumpkin with strips of orange paper and paper fasteners.
For a pumpkin garland cut pumpkins out of cardstock or construction paper and accordian fold them – or run them through a paper crimper. Add stems and letters. Attach to a length of twine with binder clips.
Tissue Paper Pumpkins
Make these quick and easy tissue paper pumpkins with pipe cleaners and tissue paper.
Lego fans can have Halloween fun with their favorite toy – building this Lego Jack-O-Lantern.
Jack O’Lantern Key Chain
Use pony beads and ribbon or cord to make a fun Jack O’ Lantern key ring or book bag charm.
Jack-O-Lanterns to string across the room. Made from cardboard.
Pumpkin Photo Frame
Cute photo frame made with fun foam.
A pumpkin decoration that could be made with craft foam or cardstock.
You need a balloon and newspapers to make this Jack-O-Lantern Pinata.
Printable Halloween Pumpkin Coloring Pages
Print Halloween pumpkin coloring pages for your kids to enjoy while waiting for Halloween.
More pumpkin crafts ideas can be found on the pumpkin crafts page.
Kids pumpkin crafts aren’t just for kids. Several of the ideas would be great for any Halloween party.
Kid Friendly Halloween Printables
There are lots of kid friendly Halloween printables here.