Who Needs a Pumpkin Patch? Build Your Own Pumpkin!

Grab some scrap wood and make a fun fall project with your little ones.

What you need:

  • 2” by 4”
  • Saw
  • Sand paper
  • Paint
  • Foam brushes
  • Glue
  • Pipe cleaners


1. Cut the wood into pieces for the pumpkins (we made 10”, 8”, 6” and 4” pumpkins). Also cut small pieces for stems.

2. Use the sandpaper and gently sand the edges.

3. Paint the pumpkins and stems. Let dry.

4. Glue the stems on the pumpkins and let dry.

5. Wrap the pipe cleaners around the stems and enjoy!

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