This fun quilled pumpkin craft for kids will work on fine motor skills while creating an adorable Halloween Jack-O-Lantern. Let’s get started!
Quilled Pumpkin Craft for Kids
Here on Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love sharing easy kid crafts. This quilled pumpkin craft is no exception! And let’s be honest – it’s a lot less messy than carving a real Jack-O-Lantern.
You only need a few supplies to get started, so grab the little ones and let’s start working on those fine motor skills.
Supplies for This Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Craft for Kids
This is simple fun, friends. Give the kids the invitation to create this fun Halloween craft in two craft sessions (preschoolers) or one.
- orange paper quilling strips (cut construction paper into 6-inch long by about 1-inch wide strips for the younger kids)
- pencil or slotted quilling tool
- craft or construction paper (orange and black, green and yellow)
- glue and scissors
How to Make a Quilled Pumpkin Craft for Kids
- Roll the orange strips around the tool or pencil to make loose coils.
- Cut out a pumpkin-ish shape from a piece of orange craft paper. It can be an oval if the kids are cutting it themselves.
- Glue the orange coils onto the cutout, starting on the outside and working in. Squish the center ones if it gets tight.
- Cut out triangle shapes for the eyes and nose and a shape for the smile. Glue on top of the coils.
- Use the green craft paper to create a stem and the yellow for the leaves and vines. The kids can use straight paper or quilled strips. Glue them on and let the entire project dry.
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