Paper crafts for kids are a wonderful way to get young children practising their fine motor skills. They are easy, fun and just take enough time, without frustrating young minds.
And when it comes to easy crafts, Fun Paper Pumpkin crafts tops the list! Paper pumpkin craft is quick to make and is versatile enough to make through fall and all the way to Halloween!
This cute paper pumpkin is a fun art project to engage young kids. Perfect for the classroom as well as home, it takes less than 15 minutes to make. Pair it with Free Pumpkin Worksheet (at the end of the page) to make club learning with fun.
DIY Paper Pumpkin
Fun to make, this Paper Pumpkin craft for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten kids is adorable and super cute!
Club it with Free printable Pumpkin activities (grab yours at the end of the page) or simply make it along with Halloween crafts to polish your little one’s scissor skills.
And for those of you who have older kids, who like slightly more challenging crafts, teach them How to make a 3D Paper Pumpkin to hide candies in.
Supplies for Easy Paper Pumpkin
● Construction paper – Orange & Green
● Green pipe cleaner
Step 1: Cut the orange construction paper into half and fold each half in accordion folds of nearly 1 cm as shown.
Step 2: Fold the sheet into half and glue the ends together to make it look like a paper fan. Repeat the same with the other half as well.
Step 3: Paste both the paper fans together to make a round pumpkin.
Step 4: Cut a small circle from orange construction paper and glue it at the center of the pumpkin.
Step 5: Cut two small leaves from green construction paper.
Step 6: Wrap a small section of green pipe cleaner around the twig and then pull out the twig to make a cute little tendril for your pumpkin craft. Glue the tendril on the pumpkin.
Step 7: Lastly, paste the leaves and the twig on the pumpkin to complete your cute pumpkin craft.
This easy pumpkin craft for kids is so much fun to make and is absolutely gorgeous! Make a couple of them in different colours of autumn to welcome fall!
Related: Check out Simple Fall Crafts for Kids to add to your fall decor.
We bet your kids will have lots of fun making these cute, round paper pumpkins!