Carve-Free Pumpkin Ideas That Your Toddler Will Love
Carving a pumpkin with a toddler would be fun if it didn't involve a million seeds and stringy, sticky pumpkin innards. And if it didn't take 2 hours. And if it didn't involve a toddler possibly wielding one of the knives or other sharp carving tools used to create the masterpiece. Here are 5 pumpkin decorating alternatives.
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Freaky Felt Pumpkins
With the use of sticky-backed felt and simple templates, you and your toddler can create these friendly-looking pumpkins with ease and very little mess. Find the how-to tutorial and templates at A Small Snippet.
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Mr. Potato Head Pumpkin
This Mr. Potato Head pumpkin set is perfect for a toddlers and parents alike. Your toddler will be thrilled to bring his pumpkin to life by simply pushing in the fun decorations. And you will be like, “No cutting? No scooping? No stringy, slimy mess?…SWEET!”
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Ombre Pumpkins (Rainbow Pumpkins, to Kids)
Use either real or plastic craft pumpkins to create these pretty, painted pumpkins found at Papery & Cakery.
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A Mummified Pumpkin
This mummy pumpkin is so cute, it’s scary—and it glows in the dark, too! Learn how to make this cheesecloth-wrapped pumpkin at Sah-Rah.
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Glitter. It’s the diva of craft supplies. It may be in your toddler’s hair, ears, and between his toes for days, but you’ll forgive it when you see how it turns a plain, old pumpkin into a fancy, sparkly wonder. Simply Irresistible shows you how.
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