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Pumpkin Activities: 3D "Label a Pumpkin" Craft

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Although I’ve seen a variety of 3D pumpkin crafts using paper strips to form the sphere, I could not find a pattern anywhere.

After a few hours of diddling around, I came up with this simple “print & go” pumpkin craftivity, complete with several pattern options and step-by-step directions using photographs of the various stages.

Few teachers have the luxury of simply making a craft just for fun; so to incorporate some science standards, one of the options is to make a “label the pumpkin” craft.

I’ve included labeled templates for little ones, as well as blank ones, so that older students can label their own pieces.

You can also opt to simply make an unlabeled pumpkin, with the “skin strips” going all the way around the “core”, which is a toilet paper tube covered with a rectangle filled with pumpkin seed graphics. I’ve included fatter “shell” strips for this project.

If you don't have a TP tube, you can make a sturdy center using card stock.

Completed pumpkins are free standing and make adorable fall centerpieces.

For more pizzazz, punch holes in the TP tube and place over a battery-operated tea light.

I’ve also designed the stem as a “looped handle”, so that the pumpkin "lantern" can be carried, or suspended from the ceiling on various lengths of yarn.

A fun surprise after lunch:

Since the tube is hollow, after children have made their pumpkin leaving it on their desk, tuck a Snack Baggie filled with candy corn or candy pumpkins inside for a sweet Halloween treat when they return from recess.

Click here to see my other Pumpkin activities.

To see the matching 3D APPLE craft click here.

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