9 Pumpkin Craft and Sensory Ideas for Kids!

Updated Sept 2019.

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9 Pumpkin Craft and Sensory Ideas for Kids!

Hey and welcome. How’s things? We’re well into the autumn and Halloween mood at home now. If you’re looking for tips on getting your home cosy for the dark nights then have a read of my home tips here. Grab some free Halloween printables here, and make these white chocolate eyeball cakes here! No bake too!


And looking for things for the kids to do this autumn and winter? Then read on as we have 9 super easy, super fun sensory and craft ideas. Take a nose too at the Halloween sale on at Magic Cabin!

9 Pumpkin Craft and Sensory Ideas for Kids!Pumpkin Play-Dough

This looks so easy and a lot of fun! We love Play-Doh but haven’t tried making our own before. Well, I guess salt dough is pretty much the same! Although don’t eat that!

Edible Pumpkin Play-Dough

Pumpkin Slime

What child isn’t into home-made slime! We’ve given so many a go and you really do need a good contact solution I’ve found.

Super easy Halloween slime recipe

Paper Pumpkins

These paper pumpkins are really easy to make using card. Perfect for a rainy day.

Easy Halloween crafts for kids using paper

Pumpkin Decorating

You don’t need to make a huge mess with pumpkin carving to get creative at Halloween. Instead look at these pumpkins, decorated using black paper. Easy peasy!

Easy Halloween pumpkin decorating ideas for kids

Pumpkin Sun Catchers

This simple craft activity is so easy for kids and great for half-term activities.

Easy Halloween paper craft ideas

Pumpkin Button Craft

Try something a bit different using buttons!


Pumpkin Button craft Easy Halloween ideas

Pumpkin Face Masks

Something a bit different but you could make these and then use them to make bath time fun. B loves to try out my skincare and makeup products so I think he’d really enjoy this!

Pumpkin face mash ideas for Halloween and skincare

Painted Pumpkins

These are so cute and glittery! And they were painted using marshmallows!

Colourful painted pumpkin ideas - decorating ideas for Halloween

I love this professional carving kit from Amazon if you do prefer a carved pumpkin!

Fluffy Slime

I couldn’t resist another slime recipe!

fluffy Pumpkin Easy Halloween slime recipe to make with kids

Well there we go. Nine easy ideas for getting crafty and creative this autumn time. Which ones will you try out?

Melissa and Doug

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Pumpkin Craft and Sensory Ideas for Kids to try at home this Halloween, autumn and fall.

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