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This is a simple and easy Halloween craft that your preschooler will love. Paper Plate Pumpkins are potentially a little messy on the front end, but your little one will love what they create.
How to Make Paper Plate Pumpkins
Draw the Template
Draw a little pumpkin face on the front of the plate that will serve as a template for cutting.
I had a little problem with the mouth as you can see. Good thing this won’t show when it’s done!
Paint the back side of your paper plate all over with orange paint. Your preschooler won’t object to helping with this part!
Prepare the Background
While that is drying, start to glitter up your black piece of paper.
I used a spray adhesive and then let my little gal sprinkle the glitter on.
If you don’t have spray adhesive, just smear glue all over your black paper and glitter it up the old-fashioned way.
Tip – Glitter isn’t necessary. A plain black piece of paper will work.
Cut Out the Face
Once the paint is dry, cut out the template you drew.
If you have a skilled scissor user, let your little one do the cutting. My gal instantly goes for her hair when she is given scissors, so I did the cutting for this project.
Attach the background
Glue your glittered paper onto the back of your pumpkin face.
Trim it Up
Trim the excess off and you’re done!
Make a few to hang around your house!
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