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2 Fun Pumpkin Crafts for Tots and Preschoolers

We had such a fun time today making these two crafts! They were so fun, so easy and SO INEXPENSIVE! You should take a look and give them a try.

2 Fun Pumpkin Crafts for Tots and Preschoolers

Five Little Pumpkins Craft

First, we started by reading the book Five Little Pumpkins (Harper Growing Tree) and then we made this fun and easy craft.

You will need:
– 1 sheet of contruction paper (dark blue or dark purple)
– 1 sheet of black construction paper
– 1 pair of preschool scissors
– 7-10 colored Popsicle sticks
white glue
foam pumpkin stickers
wiggly eyes

 Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper, 9-Inches by 12-Inches, 50-Count, Assorted (103031) 3-d Glitter Foam Dimensional Stickers Pumpkins kedudes Popsicle Wood Colored Craft Stick, 4-1/2-Inch – Pack of 240 – Ideal for crafters, teachers, and students Fiskars 5 Inch Classic Blunt Tip Kids Scissors, Color Received May Vary Creativity Street 344601 Wiggle Eyes Assortment, Assorted Sizes, Assorted Colors, 100/Pack (CKC344601)

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2 Fun Pumpkin Crafts for Tots and Preschoolers

Steps:
1. Cut a 2-inch strip out of the black construction paper and glue to the bottom of the dark blue or purple construction paper. This will be the “ground.”
2. Take 5 colored or regular popsicle sticks in the same color and glue vertically an inch to 1.5 inches apart.
3. Take two or three popsicle sticks and glue horizontally to resemble a gate (as in the story).
4. Glue wiggly eyes to 5 foam pumpkin stickers.
5. Place the 5 foam pumpkin stickers on the popsicle sticks gate.
6. Lay flat to dry for about 20-30 minutes.
7. Display in your child’s favorite spot.

2 Fun Pumpkin Crafts for Tots and Preschoolers

Fall Pumpkin Wind Sock Craft

This craft was spontaneous because we had so many foam pumpkin stickers leftover.

You will need:

– 1 sheet of contruction paper (we chose light and dark green)

foam pumpkin stickers

double-sided tape

regular magic tape

– 1 colored pipe cleaner

2 Fun Pumpkin Crafts for Tots and Preschoolers

Steps:
1. Stick the foam pumpkin stickers on the piece of construction paper.
2. Apply a strip of double-sided tape on one of the narrower ends of the construction paper.
3. Put the opposite end together so the double-sided tape holds it in a cylindrical shape.
4. Tape the pipe cleaner on the top (inside) of the cylinder with the magic tape. Bend the tip of the pipe cleaner up just a tiny bit to hold it in place.
5. Tape the other end of the pipe cleaner in the inside of the cylinder with magic tape and curl a tiny tip of the pipe cleaner up.
6. Find a spot to hang it on where it will be visible.

As you can see, these crafts are so easy to make and very easy on your budget, too.

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