If you don't wan't your kids to do too much carving, or know they'll lose interest in carving quickly, then these emoji pumpkins are for you. It's a great way to bring to life the emojis you most frequently use, identify most with, or are known for.
Some white yarn and a few plastic black spiders is all it takes to make a creepy-crawly webbed design. Anyone can pull this design off, and can increase it's creepyness by adding more spiders. Children will love decorating their pumpkin with a web. It's even something that could be done over the top of a carved pumpkin for extra character.
Don't want to make a spooky mummy? Try making this friendly googly-eyed mummy instead. It's really easy to do and very kid friendly. Bright colors work best under the wrap in making it stand out. Of course, you don't have to paint it if you don't want to.
It's amazing how the littlest splashes of colors brightens up the black base coat of these cute owls. This kid friendly design takes no carving, and little technical painting. Big googly eyes and paper are needed to construct the face and wings. Bright markers are used to create the rainbow like squigglies on the owls chest, mimicking feathers of course!
Friendly Mustache Monsters
Kids will love these neon mustached monsters with googly eyes. They are easy to make too! Just a foam brush, neon acrylic paints, fur, and giant googly eyes are all that's needed to create these comical monsters.
Do you want a rediculously easy animal pumpking? This video gives you more than few simple designs you can carve. Some of them using candy corn. These animals are great for beginner carvers and kids.
Young kids will love glueing soft pom-poms to the outside of pumpkins. This is a simple no-carve idea that requires extremely minimal supplies. Small or big pom-poms can be used seperately or together for creative designs..
Metled crayon art is so cool! This is a spin on the traditional melted design, where the pumpkin is heated before letting kids draw on the outside with crayons. Different idea for sure!
Every princess deserves a unicorn, and here's a tutorial that will show you how to make one out of a pumpkin this halloween. It's a no carve design so it isn't messy, and the supplies list is farily short. There's some cutting and hot-glueing of felt, but the result is precious!
Colorful string and small nails goes a long way on the outside of a pumpkin. This design is a great kid-friendly alternative to carving. Adults can place the nails and kids can wrap string around them in whatever patterns they wish.