Simple 3D Paper Pumpkin Craft for Kids

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This adorable pumpkin paper craft is surprisingly easy and creates 3D paper pumpkins from construction paper or card stock with just glue and scissors. Kids of all ages will love creating their own unique paper pumpkins that can stand on their own. This makes a great pumpkin craft for home or the classroom.

Text: Paper Pumpkin Kids Craft - Kids Activities Blog - 2 3D paper pumpkins shown in different sizes with orange paper and green paper stems sitting outside.
Let’s make a 3D pumpkin craft out of paper!

Pumpkin Paper Craft for Kids

This 3D Pumpkin craft caught my eye immediately. It is simple and perfect for kids. You could use the finished pumpkins to cutest fall and Halloween décor. You can make these easy paper pumpkin crafts all different sizes! I think a big pumpkin, a medium pumpkin, and a small pumpkin, would look great on my coffee table with a candy dish nearby.

Related: More pumpkin crafts for kids

The folding and cutting in this easy pumpkin craft is great practice for fine motor skills. With younger kids you could pre-cut the pieces.

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Supplies Needed

The pages in the book to show you how to make this 3-D pumpkin
The step by step images make this 3D pumpkin paper craft a lot easier!

Directions to Make A 3D Paper Pumpkin

Step 1

Use the glass or tin can to trace 8-10 circles on the orange paper. Cut them out, and fold them in half. 

Step 2

Attach two folded circles together by gluing half of the circle on top of another. Repeat until all of your circles and stacked. 

Step 3

Trim the top and bottom of your circles to create a pumpkin shape. 

Step 4

Cut a short stem and a long strip from the green paper. Using scissors, carefully curl the paper strip to become a vine. Glue the stem and vine to one of your circles.

Step 5

Add glue to the outside semicircles and press them together to form your 3D shape. 

Now you’ve got a pumpkin!

Easy Paper Projects by Maggy Woodley

This simple project is just one example of the awesome tutorials found in Easy Paper Projects written by our friend, Maggy Woodley (used with her permission). You can purchase Easy Paper Projects on Amazon and at bookstores today! 

Easy Paper Projects Book by Maggy Woodley
The llama paper project is my favorite, after this paper pumpkin craft, of course!

This book has hours of fun and over 50 awesome crafts that you can do as a family. They don’t require too many crazy items, because they are paper crafts.

Materials

  • Orange paper
  • Green paper scraps
  • A glass or tin can
  • Lead pencil
  • Glue stick

Instructions

  1. Use the glass or tin can to trace 8-10 circles on the orange paper. Cut them out, and fold them in half.
  2. Attach two folded circles together by gluing half of the circle on top of another. Repeat until all of your circles and stacked. 
  3. Trim the top and bottom of your circles to create a pumpkin shape. 
  4. Cut a short stem and a long strip from the green paper. Using scissors, carefully curl the paper strip to become a vine. Glue the stem and vine to one of your circles.
  5. Add glue to the outside semicircles and press them together to form your 3D shape. 
  6. Now you’ve got a pumpkin!

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How did your 3D paper pumpkin craft turn out? Let us know down in the comments!



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Our names are Fareedah and Kamilah Amoo. We are seven and five year’s old sisters and live in Ontario, Canada, with our parents and little brother, Awad. We love writing stories, painting on canva, coding, reading books, and enjoying arts and crafts. Our goal is to motivate every child worldwide to read more books.

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