Carving pumpkins is one of those activities which seems fun at first but which ends up being much harder work than you expected. Instead of the hard carving, why not try some these 20 no carve pumpkin ideas instead. Here are a range of different ways to decorate your pumpkin, all without carving it first. You can spray paint the pumpkin or use melted crayons or paint to colour it.
Emojis are still so popular and they are the perfect pumpkin shape. Paint a pumpkin yellow, cut out some emoji features and stick them on.
Frozen is a big hit in our house. So an Olaf pumpkin is always a winner. I’m sure it would be a big hit at your house too. Get 2 different sixed pumpkins, paint them white and decorate like the friendly snowman.
If you love princesses then why not turn your pumpkin into a beautiful carriage like Cinderella’s. You shall go to the ball! This one takes a bit more effort (and carving, ahem, sorry). But we couldn’t resist this design.
There is a small amount of carving on this one, just to make a lid on your tea pot, but it is still super easy.
This spider pumpkin is very creepy, but oh so easy to make. It’s one of our most popular posts so click the link and check out how to make it. We make a new one every year!
Sparkly Gemstone and Sequin Pumpkins from There’s Just One Mommy
You can’t get more glamorous than this sparkly gemstone and sequin pumpkin idea.
Hammering Nails in Pumpkins from There’s Just One Mommy
If you’re working on motor skills and getting life ready then try using nails to decorate your pumpkin.
Contact Paper Pumpkins from Non Toy Gifts
Contact paper is a cute and easy pumpkin decorating idea.
Rainbow Heart Pumpkins from Happiness in Homemade
These pumpkins are super pretty and make a colourful alternative to traditional Halloween designs.
Pour Painting Pumpkins from Simple Fun for Kids
Colourful process art with paint.
Fluorescent Pumpkin from Simple Fun for Kids
These pumpkins will light up.
If you love pumpkins then why not try some pumpkin themed activities. Here is a round up of lots of different things you can make and do with pumpkins.
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